Patchwork (Book)

Essays & Interviews on Caribbean Visual Culture

Collection of essays and interviews with contemporary Caribbean writers, scholars and curators. Includes work by trained visual and vernacular artists, presenting the works of decorative and ornamental needle workers. The book speaks to both indigenous traditions of the region as well as more globalized contemporary expressions. 20 col. illus.

Category: Craft, Design, Regional


The volume is a series of essays and interviews with leading practitioners and scholars of Caribbean art and visual culture. Special attention in the volume is dedicated to incorporating vernacular needlework makers within the creative visual discourse of the region.

Jacqueline Bishop is a writer, visual artist and photographer, from Jamaica who now lives in the United States, where she is a professor at the School of Liberal Studies at New York University.

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