See Me Here reviewed in The CRB

  See Me Here is reviewed by Nicole Smythe-Johnson in the September 2016 issue of The Caribbean Review of Books. "I recommend regarding the volumes in this series as exhibitions, rather than as books. Yes, they function as books: they are portable documents of artwork of a certain type, from a certain region, in a certain time. However, they also make deliberate use of the logic of the art exhibition — the establishment of visual relationships, a focus on placement and space, etc. The series makes an argument — not as a literary text does, but as a v

Bim launch of See Me Here

On Thursday 26 June we launched our latest publication, See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean, in Barbados as part of Fresh Milk XVI. This event featured a small exhibition of the work of the four Bajan artists in the book – Ewan Atkinson, Annalee Davis, Joscelyn Gardner and Sheena Rose – all of whom were present for a spirited panel discussion on their work and the definition of self within a Caribbean context. R&C's co-editor, Melanie Archer, also sat in on the panel, which was moderated by Barbadian artist, Russell Watson

Pictures from Paradise Exhibition in Toronto!

[caption id="attachment_399" align="alignleft" width="584"] View of the shipping containers at The Power Plant. © Toni Hafkenscheid[/caption]   Pictures from Paradise opens at the 2014 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival with an exuberant launch and a well-attended artists' talk at the Gladstone Hotel.   [caption id="attachment_403" align="alignleft" width="572"] Pictures from Paradise artists, with the Robert & Christopher team, Kenneth Montague and Maria Kanellopoulos from Wedge, and Bonnie Rubenstein of CONTACT[/caption]   P

See Me Here Launches in Trinidad!

[caption id="attachment_394" align="alignnone" width="586"] The Robert & Christopher team along with several featured artists from See Me Here[/caption]   On April 24th, 2014, Robert & Christopher's latest art book, See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean was launched at Medulla Art Gallery in Trinidad, as part of the Bocas Lit Fest. See Me Here brings together the work of 26 contemporary artists from around the English-speaking Caribbean and its Diaspora. Our next launch is planned for June 26th at Fresh Milk i

Meet the See Me Here artists and our new cover!

  We are so excited to be able to share the front cover of our new title, See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean with you! The cover features a piece by Barbadian artist, Sheena Rose, called Clown or What, from Rose's "Sweet Gossip" series. Sheena is one of 25 artists from around the English-speaking Caribbean whose work will be featured in See Me Here. The artists included in the book are: Akuzuru Ashraph Ewan Atkinson James Cooper John Cox Renee Cox Annalee Davis Susan Dayal Laura Facey Joscelyn Gardner

Our new book, See Me Here, is coming soon!

  Robert & Christopher publishers is delighted to announce the upcoming release of our latest title, See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean. The The Trinidad and Tobago launch will take place in partnership with the Bocas Lit Fest and Medulla Art Gallery, April 24th, 2014. In Jamaican patois, the expression, “See Me Here” (See Mi ‘Ere!) is an instruction used to call attention to the speaker – whether for his or her physical appearance, or to note the occurrence of a significant moment in that person’s l

Robert & Christopher co-curates major international exhibition!

  PICTURES FROM PARADISE : A SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY CARIBBEAN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1 – May 25, 2014 Shipping Containers behind The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto Tuesday–Sunday 10–5pm, Thursday 10–8pm   TORONTO, March 5, 2014 – Pictures from Paradise: A Survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photography explores the complex social, racial, political, and physical relationships and landscapes that exist within the Caribbean. Based on the 2012 book of the same name by Robert & Christopher Publishe