Art Bytes



Kingston Creative will open Jamaica’s first Creative Hub in Downtown Kingston on Monday July 27th. The project is being done in partnership with the Hub Coworking Ltd and is funded by grants from the Development Bank of Jamaica and the Tourism Enhancement Fund.

The goal of the Creative Hub is to promote collaboration across the creative sector, catalyse growth in the creative economy and to explore “Createch” - what happens at the intersection of creativity and technology.

The Hub will be located at the old Swiss Stores Building at 107 Harbour Street. It will include a restaurant, wine bar and retail and gallery space downstairs. Over three years, the Hub plans to deliver various spaces, including studio, co-working, meeting rooms and private offices. Residents of the Downtown area will be able to access the Hub services at a 50% discount.

Art Bytes

Canadian based Jamaican visual artist Garfield Morgan interviewed iNSIDE his studio by Akeem Pierre-Johnson 



Jamaican Herb Robinson is one of 14 photographers in the Whitney Museum’s exhibition, Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop. The show chronicles the early work o

Camille Chedda has won a Stay Home Artist Residency, a five-month program that supports 24 cultural practitioners, artists and creative entrepreneurs.

The Windrush generation is in vogue again. Now a walkway on the Tilbury Bridge that they used on arrival in the UK, has been turned into an art installation to honour them.

Unbroken, the docu-film based on amputee Laron Williamson’s attempt to qualify for the Jamaican Paralympic team, won Best Documentary Short Film at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

To commemorate the Windrush generation, Hackney will unveil two sculptures next year.