When: Saturday, December 10, 2011
Time: 1:30pm until 4:00pm
Where: National Gallery of Jamaica, 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C., Kingston, Jamaica
Description: The National Gallery of Jamaica in association with ARC Magazine and Caribbean InTransit is pleased to announce the launch of ARC Magazine Issue 4 and Issue 2 of the new academic journal Caribbean InTransit at the National Gallery of Jamaica on December 10th from 1:30 pm… to 4pm.
The host organization and co-organizer (NGJ), has developed a publishing panel that will focus on the opportunities and challenges involved in art journal publishing across the Anglophone Caribbean and its Diaspora. The proposed panel includes the editor and co-founder of ARC Magazine, Holly Bynoe, Marielle Barrow founder and director of Caribbean InTransit, Keino Senior and Carol “Annie” Hamilton editors of the new Edna Manley College journal Jonkunnu, Kim Robinson, editor of Jamaica Journal and Annie Paul contributing editor of Small Axe, the panel will be moderated by Veerle Poupeye, director of the National Gallery of Jamaica.
Copies of ARC (4) hot off the presses- will be available for purchase. Students and annual subscribers will be offered discounts and a chance to collect the entire suite. A limited number of back issues will also be available.
To coincide with the launch, ARC Magazine also announces an open call to all artists to submit works for review to be published in the publication. Works may be submitted on a MAC compatible CD/DVD. Please include : i. Biography ii. Artist Statement iii. 10 images in jpeg format @ 72dpi, no larger than 1000px on the longest side. Performance or new media artists send video links no longer than 5 minutes. iv. Image list: Please submit an image list with the CD/DVD ensure that the image list has your name, title of each piece, proper captions: date, medium and size of works.
Caribbean InTransit also announces a call for artworks for issues 3 and 4. Works submitted for issue 3 should speak of change and works for issue 4 should be new media works. Works can be accompanied by critical reviews concerning the contextual positioning of the work (or body of work) and the artist. Images should be 300dpi and must be accompanied by an Artist Statement and a biography of no more than 60 words. Performance or new media artists should send video links no longer than 5 minutes. Image list: Please submit an image list with the CD/DVD, ensure that the image list has your name, title of each piece, proper captions: date, medium and size of works.
The panel and launch will be held at the National Gallery of Jamaica, which is located at 12 Ocean Blvd, Block C, Kingston (entrance on Orange Street). The event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored, with kind support, by the National Gallery of Jamaica and George Mason University