Book Reviews


Book Chapters
  • “Ready for Takeoff? Lacerated Fantasies of Caribbean Paradise in the Décollage Art of Andrea Chung” in Travel and Imagination. Eds. Garth Lean, Russell Staiff and Emma Waterton. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. 197-211.
  • “Picturing Self” in See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean. Eds. Melanie Archer and Mariel Brown. Laventille: Robert & Christopher Publishers, 2014. 5-11.
  • A Caribbean Creative District: Woodbrook, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago” in Creative Districts around the World. Eds. Lénia Marques and Greg Richards. Breda: CELTH, 2014. 233-239.
  • “Tropical Impressions of a Traveller: Caribbean Place and the Retouching of Sensory Experience in the Paintings of Steve Bonner” in Travel, Tourism and Art. Eds. Tijana Rakić and Jo-Anne Lester. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. 145-160.


Edited Volumes
  • Firing the Canon” (co-edited with Ayanna Gillian Lloyd and Colin Robinson) special issue of Moko Caribbean Arts and Letters 7 (2015).


Journal Articles
  • “Art as a Poetics of Recognition: Self and White Alterity in Olivia McGilChrist’s Contemporary Art.” Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism 21.1 (2017): 70-88.
  • Artist Residencies in the Caribbean: Recuperating the Teleoaffective Structure of Visual Arts Practice in the Anglophone Islands.” Seachange 5 (2014): 22-36.
  • Looking Like People; Feeling Like People: The Black Body, Dress and Aesthetic Therapy in the Caribbean.” Culture Unbound 6 (2014): 857-72.
  • “Clothes that Wear Us: Caribbean Identity and the Apparel Art of Robert Young.” Jonkonnu Arts Journal 1.1 (2013): 35-42.
  • “Art is a Doing Word: Jamoo Music as World Changer.” Caribbean InTransit Arts Journal 2.3 (2012): 38-43.
  • “Rooted in J’Ouvert, Conscious of the World: Music, Location and Caribbeanness in the Rapso Art of 3canal.” Caribbean InTransit Arts Journal 1.2 (2012): 26-36.
  • “Using B.L.O.G.S: The Deployment of Blended Learning to Orient Graduate Study.” Caribbean Teaching Scholar 1.1 (2011): 65-73.
  • “Sequins and Ginger: Playing Mas Behind Chinese Kitchen Doors the Caribbean,” The Asian Experience in the Caribbean. Eds. Sandra Pouchet Paquet and Lara Cahill-Booth. Spec. issue of Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 7.1&2 (2009).
  • “Transnational/Transcultural Identities: The Black Atlantic and Pythagoras’s Theorem.” Cultures and Letters of the Black Diaspora. Eds. Ivy G. Wilson and Ayo A. Coly. Spec. issue of Callaloo 30.2 (2007): 547-554.




Art Catalogues / Exhibition Texts
  • A Chorus of F-words in Rab Lands” in Annalee Davis – This Ground Beneath My Feet: A Chorus of Bush in Rab Lands. 2016.
  • Dialogic Identities: Self and Other.”  Text commissioned by Skol Art Centre, Canada for Olivia McGilchrist’s exhibition entitled Otherness. 2015
  • “Ruins Teeming with Life” in Nicholas Emery – Decay Exhibition Catalogue. Port-of Spain, 2014.
  • “Art from Memory” in Joshua Lue Chee Kong – Moulded Memories Exhibition Catalogue. Port-of Spain: Medulla Art Gallery, 2014. 11-14.
  • “The Dynamic Duo of Light and Time” in Lisa O’Connor – Light and Time Exhibition Catalogue. Port-of Spain: Y Art Gallery, 2013. 2-5.
  • “Against a White Chamber of Aesthetics: Spatial Critique and Worldliness in the Art of Dean Arlen” in Dean Arlen – Paint Installation Project Exhibition Catalogue. 2013.
  • “Photographic Memory: Between Record and Art” in Record : Art : Memory – Photography in Trinidad and Tobago Exhibition Catalogue. Port-of Spain: Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago, 2012. 15-21.
  • “Taking a Cool Trip” in Peter Sheppard – Road Trip Exhibition Catalogue. 2012.


Selected Magazine and Newspaper Articles for General Audiences