Entangled Species. Conversations on Contemporary Art in the Caribbean


  I am working on a publication based on my research mapping the infrastructure for contemporary art in the Caribbean Insular. The research was done in the region from November 2017 till May 2019.   My writing period is in part made possible by Mondriaanfonds (Visual Art Fund for the Kingdom of the Netherlands) Marguerite [...]

Jamaica Flux (2016)


Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows 2016 is a large public art project organized and presented by JCAL, a community-based arts organization in Southeast Queens, NY. Workspaces & Windows 2016 is the fourth iteration of JamaicaFlux , successfully mounted in 2004, 2007, and 2010 by its current Curator/Project Director, Heng Gil Han. The nineteen commissioned artists [...]

Imago Mundi: Contemporary Artists from (part of) the Caribbean (2014)


Contemporary Artists from (part of) the Caribbean Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection Texts by Luciano Benetton, Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Tony Bechara, Sasha Dees (in english, italian and spanish) A collective story of contemporary Caribbean art through the work of a group of artists from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and Curaçao, including a [...]

CrimeJazz words poetry & beyond 1998 – 2008 (2008)


CrimeJazz, celebrated it's 10th year anniversary with the publication CrimeJazz 10 years 1998 - 2008 in which the backstory of CrimeJazz and it's driving forces Sasha Dees and Philip Powel by Helen Powel; forward by Janny Donker, poems, lyrics and txt by a selection of featured (intern)national artists that blessed the CrimeJazz stage: Amiri Baraka, [...]

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