This is a photojournalist’s journey, one undertaken with a remorselessly documentary view, seeking design understanding, one carefully chosen building at a time.
Above: Kim Johnson, photographed at his Fort George home. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. Originally published in NewsdayTT on May 09, 2021 A review of Kim johnson’s The Illustrated Story of Pan by Mark LyndersayPublished by…
The film is a heartfelt effort to offer the story of the steelband from our point of view, freed of the romance and patronage of first world perspectives.
“It becomes something reachable. It shows children that they can actually do this. Kids are pure. There’s no politics, there’s no agenda.”
Anchoring the narrative is a transcendent Regina King whose performance ranges from motherly to expository to rampaging badassery with effortless grace.
Noel and Mary Norton set an unsurpassed example of commitment to the documentation of culture in Trinidad and Tobago generally and to Carnival specifically.
“I’m seeing a thematic concern about the land, the landscape and cultural geography running as the theme through the work and the exhibitions.”
I knew the man, but while everyone loved Raymond, it turns out I actually didn’t like him very much at all.
Marlon James reads at The Big Black Box during Bocas Lit Fest 2019. Photo by Marlon James (instagram.com/moderndaycaveman). A review of Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Mark Lyndersay. There’s a line I continue…
Above: Bunji Garlin (right) and Nigel Rojas perform Differentology during an interlude in the 2013 Carnival Kings and Queens competition at the Queen’s Park Savannah. All photos by Mark Lyndersay. Album artwork copyright the respective…