Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Memorandum of Understanding

Shanice Smith (L), Dominique Hunter (R) 

Alice Yard is pleased to welcome, and be in dialogue, with the project M.O.U. (Memorandum of Understanding,) initiated by Shanice Smith and Dominique Hunter.  Similar to, Projects & Space, initiated by Barbadian artist, Sheena Rose, Smith invited fellow artist, Hunter, to her family home, in Arouca, where they will continue to develop individual and joint projects to present in collaboration with Alice Yard’s network over the next few weeks. 
“….M.O.U. is a collaborative residency initiative conceptualized and developed by Trinidadian artist Shanice Smith and Guyanese artist Dominique Hunter after the two met during the fourth iteration of the Caribbean Linked Residency in Aruba in 2016.  This part of the residency, will take place in Trinidad & Tobago, and was designed to strengthen new and existing connections between creative practitioners working in the two countries. In addition to creating a platform for Smith and Hunter to expand their individual portfolios, the long-term vision is to continue explorations between both artists and to foster a continued engagement with local artists and artist spaces such as Alice Yard…“

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