It’s quite striking how Caribbean island nations & the greater Americas contain cultural and rhythmic patterns often echoing those from across the Atlantic. This makes it impossible to examine contemporary Caribbean without understanding traditions that had traversed from West Africa to the West Indies.
How does your culture/heritage intersect with Africa?
For Volume 4 we are accepting photos, videos, essays, poetry, fashion, and other media that engage with contemporary interpretations, realizations, and concepts centered around the theme Currents of Africa in the Caribbean, Central and South America. Though not a requirement, we are particularly interested in representing work from artists that are from, part of the diaspora, or currently reside in these regions.