Renowned British/Grenadian artist Denzill Forrester will be coming to Jamaica this February for ‘Sonic Sound’, a project initiated by Julian Henriques , and in partnership with UK non profit arts organisation 198 CAL and Suzie Wong Presents.
Denzil will be presenting a Keynote talk at the Reggae Studies Conference, and working on his next UK exhibition creating works in his trademark practise of foundational sketches in various Sound System environments. His process works will be exhibited at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts , and Denzil will give an Artist Talk and be conducting workshops with EMC students.
On his return to the UK Denzill will be developing this work for his solo exhibition at 198 CAL in June 2019.
The Justice Project is an on going partnership with SWP and local human rights organisation Jamaicans for Justice which aims to shift how people engage with, understand and think about justice issues.
Photographer Marlon James will be shooting portraits of families impacted by state violence, and active in the JFJ Family Support Group project. Funded by Amnesty International, this advocacy campaign will be social media driven and highlight the issues surrounding the local justice system, state intimidation, and the impact on families who have lost loved ones to illegal police killings.