The Caribbean is a distinct civilization, despite skeptics having defined the Caribbean as part of other civilizations such as African, Asian and European. This blog aims to show the cultural development of Caribbean societies and the creation of its diaspora; highlighting the emergence of Caribbean identities.
“J’ouvert is more than what you want to see, and more than what I can say I feel. So I stretch my arms out wide and allow myself to be anointed with paint, oil, rum, mud, whatever. Cold paint and warm hands. We are a living, breathing canvas. You see your reflection in the haphazard streaks of others, marvel at the new shapes that emerge from the imprints of your embracing.”