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CBC Arts names Jamaican-Canadian Clement Virgo one of the architects of Black filmmaking in Canada.


Virgo is a highly accomplished and prolific writer, director, and producer owner of the production company Conquering Lion Pictures. His credits include more than 150 film and TV episodes, book-to-film adaptations, and prestigious awards from around the globe. His first feature film “Rude” won critical acclaim as the first film to be entirely shot by black Canadian filmmakers. He was also an early member of the Black Film and Video Network BFVN, comprised of black film and TV professionals, a lobby and advocacy group that is one of the most powerful in the industry, giving a voice to creatives in the black community.

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Artists who are or are interested in working with, in, and around theatre for young audiences this is for you!

It's time to send in your artwork!

This month, Artsy features multi-media art by Jamaican artists Judith Salmon and Nadine Anderson-Cheng.

Jamaican artist Joy Gregory's works from ‘Cinderella Tours Europe’ and ‘Doll’ will be shown at the 9th Daegu Photo Biennale, a unique biennial that focuses solely on photography.

The Institute of Jamaica's museum spaces will be opened on the last Sunday of August! Come and enjoy an additional day of tours on Sunday, August 27th at the following museums:

The New Local Space's (NLS) Group Residency program has welcomed four new artists.