Archive for the ‘Art & Design’ Category

Propel: New work by Laura Facey

Exhibition opening May 23 at ROKTOWA, 11- 4pm. Entrance is on Pechon St, downtown Kingston (opposite the old railway station). Laura will be doing a collaboration with the Haitian artists – a nine night for the victims of the earthquake with installation.

National Gallery of Jamaica X FIRST

The Art A[u]ction for Haiti Committee, in association with the Edna Manley Foundation, the National Gallery of Jamaica, Hi-Qo Galleries, Harmony Hall, the Mutual Gallery and Art Centre, and Roktowa, is pleased to present: Art A[u]ction for Haiti, a fundraiser to assist with the recovery of the Haitian art world.
Included in the auction will [...]

Port-au-Prince: In Living Colour

In Port-au-Prince Haiti last week, amid the rubble, what also struck us was the amazing colour on display, from the ‘tap-tap’ buses to the street art and sculptures at every turn, we were there to see.

Into the Trembling Heart: Five hours in Port-au-Prince

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – walking around in the rubble on Grand Rue, one gets the distinct feeling that people are putting on a brave face. Three months after the earthquake that took the lives of more than 200,000 people, life continues despite the indescribable destruction as its residents continue the painstaking process of rebuilding the [...]

Perfect for Jamaican roads: the AK-47-proof BMW X5

Available from Stewart Motors, Jamaica’s official BMW importers:
The risk of armed violence – and in particular, attack with automatic weapons like the AK-47 – is a fact of everyday life for certain customers. In response to this threat, a new level of vehicle security is required. At the same time, more and more people want [...]