Mario Burke! A name that many of us have been hearing when it comes to track athletics for years! From the National Primary Schools Athletics Championship (NAPSAC) to Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships (BSSAC) and representing Barbados at multiple track meets abroad, it is no doubt that he was Olympic bound from a young age. At the age of six, […]

Alex Sobers, one of Barbados’ finest swimmers and at the age of 22 he has qualified for the Barbados Olympic team not once, but twice during his swimming career! As I sat down with Alex, I wanted to learn more about his swimming journey and where it all began. At the age of four, Alex […]

“If you really want a career in music, just do it! Just start and don’t let anybody tell you that you can’t, anything is possible!” At 21 years old Rick Rick is one of Barbados’ popular up- coming entertainers. He is seen as one of the island’s greatest young artists in the dancehall arena, but […]

What started off as simply enjoying playing with polymer clay, would propel Caitlin in the direction of finding her passion and starting her business Sand Dollar Designs. At the beginning of her journey, the idea of polymer clay jewelry played in Caitlin’s mind and the fact that she enjoyed sculpting and sculptures made the thought […]

I remember seeing videos of Shanika constantly popping up on my timeline on Instagram, and at the time I had no clue who she was; but there was something about her videos that drew me in. Without fail, every time one of her videos graced my timeline, I just had to watch and I found […]

As the Official Brawling challenge video rapidly approaches 1 million viewers, the Father Philis team announced they’re plans to auction a range of #BrawlingChallenge derived NFTs, Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) are a new blockchain based means of defining ownership of Digital Assets, providing an absolute, real time ledger through which Artists can market and sell their […]

This weekend was an exciting one in Barbados. Following an intense vaccination program being carried out by the Government, we experienced a favourable decline in the number of active Covid-19 cases and reduced curfew restrictions. However for most, this weekend’s highlight was given by local comedian and playwright, Jherad “Lord Zenn” Alleyne, who released a […]

The Non-Fungible Token (NFT) hype has made its way to the Caribbean

Often times when asked what it means to be Barbadian or “Bajan” as we call it, persons often retort with a similar group of answers. You get the usual “partying”, the occasional “drinking” and you may even get a “wah sorta question dah is bigman”, depending on who you ask. As a Barbadian myself, I […]

Black and White Barbados series which is focused on reemphasizing the colonial history of an island that is now seen as a colorful tourist hotspot destination. The fantasy-like overly colorful depiction erases the dark history that still influences the people of Barbados and that is what I wanted to capture in these paintings. I intentionally […]

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