Virtual Artist Talk: Contemporary Caribbean Art, The Photographers with PAMA and CArt

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Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) and Caribbean Art Fair (CArt) has its first virtual artist talk coming up on Saturday, November 28, 2 – 3:30 p.m. moderated by co-guest curator Greg Manuel. This program is brought to you in partnership with The Black Artists’ Networks in Dialogue (BAND) who will be hosting the Zoom event.

This virtual artist talk will focus on the four photographers in the virtual exhibition when night stirred at sea: Contemporary Caribbean Art including Vanley Burke (Jamaican/British, London-based), Christina Leslie (Canadian, Pickering-based), Janice Reid (Jamaican/Canadian, Brampton-based), and Storm Saulter (Jamaican). The artists will take time to explain their individual practices and influences and will discuss the ways in which their imagery is influenced by and speaks to their connection to the Caribbean, the history of place and ideas around the construction of identity. Also joining the discussion will be a panel of guest commentators including Julie Crooks, Curator, Arts of Global Africa and the Diaspora at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Marlene Smith, British artist and Curator and Paul Roth, Director of the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto who are experts in the international field of photography.

Reserve your spot now through Eventbrite here.

Currently PAMA is closed to the public due to COVID-19 but hopes to welcome visitors back on-site when it is safe to do so in Peel Region. PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, as well as use conversation, questions and stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington Street, East in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca or follow @visitPAMA on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to learn more or call 905-791-4055.