This post is adapted from remarks given by Dr. Marielle Barrow at an IDB-hosted panel on Caribbean cultural industries at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados. When we produce art, the act of creative expression does not make our work part of the Creative or Cultural Industries. It is the sharing, dissemination, exhibition or publication of that work that renders it accessible and … [Read more...] about There is No Barrel: 10 Take Aways from Youth Talk, Carifesta XIII
IDB Cultural Center
As part of IDB Cultural Center’s Caribbean focus, we present an exhibit of art from the region dealing with the impact of popular visual culture and creativity in its economy. It has long been held that art was not an economically sound activity. Today many make a living of making art, whether selling graffiti paintings on canvas or tattooing rich and famous … [Read more...] about What is ‘flow’?