Political Ownership and the Cultural Sector

It's a well-know dilemma: the support of the State is almost always needed to establish and maintain cultural institutions, irrespective of whether these are part of the public sector or privately initiated, and of whether they are publicly funded, in full or in part, or merely get in-principle support and blessings. In Jamaica, public cultural... Continue Reading →

From the Archives: Eugene Hyde (1931-1980)

Here is another excerpt from my doctoral dissertation, "Between Nation and Market: Art and Society in Twentieth Century Jamaica" (Emory, 2011) - (C) Veerle Poupeye, all rights reserved. The Independence Generation The years around Independence were, as the artist and critic Gloria Escoffery (1986) has argued, characterized by a combination of great ambitions and sometimes... Continue Reading →

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