15 Oct 2012 | 2,416 views
Holly Bynoe is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of ARC Magazine a non-profit visual art and culture publication focused on contemporary art created in the Caribbean which specific focus on the integration and establishment of a dialogue between the region and at its diasporas. She graduated from Bard College | International Center of Photography, in 2010, where she earned an M.F.A. in Advanced Photographic Studies. Prior to that she procured a B.A in Communications with a minor in Photography from Adelphi University in New York and managed a video and film production company in her country St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
She has exhibited internationally and regionally in solo and group shows. Recent shows and publications include: Pictures from Paradise (2012) Robert & Christopher Publishers, Disillusions: Gendered Visions of the Caribbean and its Diaspora (2011) at Middlesex County College and Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery. Her works were selected as a part of ‘’Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions’, organized by the World Bank and the OAS, and “About Change” an exhibition that showcased contemporary artists across Latin America and the Caribbean in Washington D.C. throughout 2011.
Her curatorial practice has included the production of ‘Forever Forged, Forever Becoming’ at the African and African Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival in London which showcased the works of 20 contemporary photographers across the region, and ‘New Media’ as a new component to the Trinidad and Tobago Film festival program in September 2011 which brought together experimental video works by 10 established and emerging artists. Recently concluded projects include ‘New Media 2012’ which showcased the works of over 30 video and film artists across the Caribbean in Trinidad in September and various independent initiatives, which run concurrently with her work with ARC.