Cathy Byrd (Fresh Art International) interviews organizers of the roving Tilting Axis group at the 2018 fourth annual gathering of curators, artists, and cultural producers working in the Caribbean region. A fascinating conversation on contemporary art, community, geopolitics, hurricanes, cultural ecology, and radical hospitality, among other topics. Listen to “LIVE from Dominican Republic with Tilting Axis” here or in the link below.
Tilting Axis 4 – Caribbean Cultural Ecologies: Connecting Pasts, Presents and Futures was hosted from May 31st – June 2nd, 2018, by Centro León and Centro Cultural de España in Santo Domingo, in collaboration with Curando Caribe, Santiago and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Episode Info: From inside Centro Léon, Santiago, Dominican Republic, we introduce Tilting Axis, a roving arts initiative that aims to bridge the geopolitical gap between Caribbean territories by sparking creative collaborations and cultivating cultural connectivity. Organizers Annalee Davis, Natalie Urquhart, Sara Hermann and Joel Butler talk about the genesis of Tilting Axis, why they’re here, and what will unfold during the fourth annual gathering.
About Tilting Axis 4: The 2018 convening in the Dominican Republic is a collaboration with the curatorial studies program Curando Caribe and two institutions — Centro León, Santiago, and Centro Cultural de España, Santo Domingo. Exploring the theme Caribbean Cultural Ecologies: Connecting Pasts, Presents and Futures, artists, curators, stakeholders, instigators and activists debate ideas about the Caribbean’s interdependent future in relation to culture, the nature, technology and the role of institutions while sharing creative ways which reimagine our collective futures in relationship with our particular environment and with each other.
For original link, see https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/fresh-art-international/e/54845470?autoplay=true
Also see https://freshmilkbarbados.com/2018/06/19/tilting-axis-4-caribbean-cultural-ecologies-connecting-pasts-presents-and-futures/