Institut für Kunstgeschichte



Publikationen, Ausstellungsprojekte, Vorträge


  • Picturing the Postcolonial Nation: (Inter)Nationalism in the Art of Jamaica, 1962-1975, Kingston: Ian Randle 2013, unterstützt von publication grants (Autorin und Verlag) des Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London

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Zeitschriften- und Buchbeiträge

  • (i.E.) Beiträge in The Encyclopedia of the Caribbean, Facts on File, New York: “Art in Jamaica”, “Camille Pissarro”, “Cecil Baugh”, “Isaac Mendes Belisario”,“Kapo”,“William Beckford”
  • “'Forget Paris?' - Transnationalism in the Spiritual Works of Karl Parboosingh.” In: Afromodernisms: Paris, Harlem and the Avant-Garde. Eds. Fionnghuala Sweeney, Kate Marsh (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013): 144-166.
  • “Beyond the National: Cross-Culturalism in the Art of the Jamaican Painter Karl Parboosingh”. In: Breaking Ground: Readings in Caribbean History and Culture. Ed. Daive Dunkley (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2011): 225-251.
  • “Bolivar’s Quiet Revolution”. Jamaica Journal (Feb 2010) 32,2: 52-55.“Art and Anthropology”. Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale 17,2 (2009): 235-40.


  • “Barrington as History Painter”, Barrington – A Retrospective, National Gallery of Jamaica, 2012: 26-31.
  • “Our African Heritage”, Barrington – A Retrospective, 2012: 44-49.
  • “Barrington and the Contemporary Jamaican Artists’ Association”, Barrington – A Retrospective, 2012: 11-13.
  • “D&D Distillers: Israel Delmonte and Eugenio D’Melon.” Einl. Mutual Gall., Kingston, 2012
  • “Imperfect but Perfect – Jag Mehta”, Einl. Mutual Gallery, Kingston, 2011
  • “Jazz and Tings – Selections from Karl Parboosingh’s Sketchbooks”, Bolivar Gallery, Kingston, 2010, 28 Seiten (Katalogtext und –design)“Neighbours – Andy Jefferson and Maxine Gibson.” Einl. Mutual Gallery, Kingston, 2010“Phillip Supersad and David Dunn”. Einl. Mutual Gallery, Kingston, 2009
  • “Errol Moo Young”. Einl., Mutual Gallery, Kingston, 2007
  • “Mike Stanley”. Einl. Mutual Gallery, Kingston, 2007
  • “‘Painting is my Life‘ – Jamaican Artist Ken A. Spencer”. Einl., RBTT, Kingston, 2006.


  • Barrington Watson: A Retrospective, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Kuratorin (Annex Shows: Bank of Jamaica, Olympia Art Centre), 2012
  • About Face: Revisiting Jamaica's First Post-Independence International Art Exhibition, Digital Library of the Caribbean, University of Florida (online), Co-Kuratorin mit Petrine Archer, 2012:
  • Jazz and Tings: Selections from Karl Parboosingh's Sketchbooks, Bolivar Gallery, Kingston, Ausstellungskonzeption und Kuratorin, 2010
  • The Final Year Show - A Selection, Kingston on the Edge, Kuratorin, 2007
  • The SUNY Brockport - EMCVPA Exchange Exhibition, Returning Works on Paper, cag(e) gallery, Kingston, Co-Kuratorin, 2005
  • The Vivian Virtue Collection, cag(e) gallery, Kingston, Co-Kuratorin, 2004


  • About Face: Digitising Jamaica's Art History, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, 1. Februar 2013
  • Postkoloniale Kunst und Nationale Identität in Jamaika, Musikinstrumentenmuseum, Kulturforum, Berlin, 17. Januar 2012
  • Wandmalereien und (Trans-)National Identity: Fragestellungen zur Postkolonialen Kunst in der Karibik, Iberoamerikan. Institut, Berlin, 13. Januar 2012
  • Imaging the Nation: Barrington Watson’s History Paintings, Rex Nettleford Arts Conference, Edna Manley College, Kingston, 14. Oktober 2011
  • Bilder einer Schönen Neuen Welt: West-Indische Druckgraphiken von 1492 bis 1838, Ideenwettbewerb Juniorforum, FU Berlin, 1. Juli 2011
  • Murals and National Identity: Issues in Postcolonial Jamaican Art, CIHA/SAVAH colloquium Other Views: Art History in (South) Africa and the Global South, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 15. Jan. 2011
  • Picturing the Postcolonial Nation: (Inter)Nationalism in the Art of Jamaica, 1962-1975, Kolloquium zur Kunst Afrikas, FU Berlin, 24. Nov 2010
  • New York, Paris, Mexico City, Kingston: The International Perspectives of a Modern Jamaican Artist, Afromodernism 1: Re-encounters with the French and Anglo-Atlantic Worlds, 1907-1961, University of Liverpool, 16. April 2010 (Podcast:
  • Search for the Authentic: The Reception of Self-Taught and Abstract Art in 1960s Jamaica, Archaeological Society of Jamaica 7th Symposium, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, 16. April 2009
  • “Emerging from the Palm Groves and Sugar Cane Fields" – Jamaican Visual Art Exhibitions Abroad in the 1960s”, Society for Caribbean Studies Annual Conference, Edinburgh University, 3. Juli 2008
  • Making Art,Making History – The Contemporary Jamaican Artists‘ Association in Post-Independence Jamaica, Society for Caribbean Studies Annual Conference, London Metropolitan University, 4. Juli 2007