I'm proud to announce that I'll be taking part in next exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica. Digital media has arguably been the fastest growing field in contemporary visual art and an area of major innovation and experimentation. The Caribbean has been no exception and many younger artists are engaging and exploring new media such as animation, GIFs, video installations, digital illustration, computer graphics and web based art. Digital celebrates digital art forms in all digital media produced by artists based in the Caribbean and its diaspora and also encourages the development and recognition of such media in the Caribbean.
Media Masters, tells the rags to riches story of Jamaican singjay Gully Bop, aka Robert Lee Malcolm. Discovered in 2012, down and out and working as an electrical fan repair man in di gully. Free style master Bop was filmed by a music producer, Nikimo Palanche, who posted the clip on youtube. The post went viral and so did Gully Bop’s career. Since being discovered Bop’s world has changed dramatically. International travel, a fashion overhaul and a tumultuous relationship with his now ex-manager Shawna Chin.
Jamaican choreographer Latonya Style and I have been working collaboratively on the Stylish Moves Zines since 2013. Our latest collaboration, Stylish Moves Vol 3 is focused on Queen Power. It's a rallying cry connecting into the core principles of Latonya's signature collection of 'Stylish Moves' inspiring women to become more Stylish, Confident, Strong Queens.
In celebration of our 3rd year of collaboration we've printed revised editions of Vol 1 & 2. All 3 zines are available shop
While Drake's Hotline Bling was taking over the internet I was commissioned by Large Up to create a piece that celebrated the much talked about Drake & Jamaican/Canadian choreographer Tanisha Scott version of Jamaican dance Log On. I created both an animation and illustration that were featured in the article Drake X Dancehall and across social media. Read the article here.
If you'd like a limited edition print of the artwork get in touch.
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