Rex Dixon and Patricia Mohammed: Book launch and exhibition reveal colourful journey around the world

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A report from Trinidad’s Express.

Caribbean people have long been written about by foreign travel writers. With their new book, Travels with a Husband, husband and wife team Patricia Mohammed and Rex Dixon present readers with a distinctly Trinidadian perspective on their adventures of travel around the world.

The book was launched today at Soft Box Studios Gallery, Alcazar Street, St Clair, supported by an exhibition of Dixon’s travel and relationship inspired artwork. It is the first major collaboration of this nature for authors Mohammed and Dixon, who have shared a two decade long creative partnership. Trinidad-born author Mohammed is a scholar and filmmaker, currently serving as Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies at The University of the West Indies in Trinidad. Dixon, born in London, England, has lived in worked in the Caribbean since 1985, and is a globally renowned artist.

Travels with a Husband follows the journeys of Mohammed and Dixon throughout some of the most intriguing corners of the world, including Australia, India, Namibia, Northern Ireland, The Hague, and several Caribbean islands including Trinidad and Jamaica where they both have lived for various periods.

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