Event: Biotic Resistance: Eco-Caribbean Visions in Art and Exhibition Practice

  • 12 October 2021

Biotic Resistance: Eco-Caribbean Visions in Art and Exhibition Practice is an online research series devoted to exploring the intersection of art, literature, and environment in the transnational Caribbean. The event is jointly organised by Dr Giulia Smith and Dr Kate Keohane (Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford) and is supported by a Paul Mellon Centre Event Support Grant. A central objective of the event is to highlight the role that artists and thinkers with Caribbean heritage have played in shaping a planetary consciousness that is uniquely suited to thinking through the ecological emergencies of the present. The events in this series are:

Roots and Routes

Thursday 4th November 4–6pm GMT

Hope Strickland, Catherine Spencer & Kobena Mercer

Chaired by Kate Keohane and Giulia Smith


Thursday 11th November 4–6pm GMT

Mimi Sheller, Annalee Davis, Anna Arabindan-Kesson & Adrienne Rooney

Chaired by Onyeka Igwe


Thursday 18th November 4–6pm GMT

Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Nadia Huggins, Kimberly Palmer & Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

Chaired by Sria Chatterjee


Thursday 25th November 4–6pm GMT

Roshini Kempadoo, Alissa Trotz, Diana McCauley & Deborah Anzinger


Monday 29th November 4–5pm GMT

Daniella Rose King, Gilane Tawdros, Tatiana Flores, Carlos Garrido Castellano, Patricia Noxolo, Samantha Noël & Leon Wainwright