From the Wreckage of Caribbean Migration, a New Kind of Beauty
Four artists created stories of resilience from the traumatic histories of ancestors, on view at the Ford Foundation Gallery.
By Aruna D’SouzaJune 15, 2022
It was curiosity about his own family’s fraught history of migration, from India to Trinidad, that persuaded Andil Gosine, a curator, artist and professor, to begin thinking about ways to connect with other artists who shared his history.
Gosine’s great-great-grandparents went there as indentured laborers, part of a wave of over half a million migrants from South Asia and, to a much lesser extent, China, who came to the Caribbean from 1838 to 1920.
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