Brianna McCarthy is a mixed media visual communicator working and living in Trinidad + Tobago. She is a self-taught artist and aims to create a new discourse examining issues of beauty, stereotypes, representation as well as the documenting the process – particularly poignant in an ever smaller digitally connected world.
For over a century J’ouvert has marked the opening of Trinidad Carnival. Historically, it was a celebration of ex-slaves who had recently been emancipated and the mud, paint and powder along with masquerading as devils and robbers were all ways to camouflage those who participated in what was a political expression of defiance.
Our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring Caribbean related image selected by some of the Antillia Cultura writers and users.