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Arrested transmission: from periphery to center

Wainwright, Leon (2012). Arrested transmission: from periphery to center. Art Papers Magazine, 36(6) pp. 44–49.

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Abstract

The New York-based shows this summer focusing on the Caribbean have gestured to a region whose art is firmly part of an expanding interest in the African diaspora.' They follow a pattern over recent years of new blood coming to the United States from the Caribbean; a migration of sorts which artists from all over the region are scrambling to enjoin. The typical path of entry is for an individual artist, or more likely a freshly formed collective, to stake almost everything on the digital formats that are needed to float their work online. Of course it's a mode of promotion that's not unique to the Caribbean: self-marketing through the web is the contemporary default for creativity the world over.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 Art Papers
ISSN: 1524-9581
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures > Art History
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
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Item ID: 36650
Depositing User: Leon Wainwright
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2013 11:15
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2018 08:55
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/36650
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