Those of us working in the region confront issues of sustainability on a daily basis and often wonder if the bottom will collapse from under our feet. International visiting artists and researchers in residence at Fresh Milk often express surprise at the conditions under which we work and are shocked by how little support there is for the arts in Barbados and the Anglophone Caribbean.
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Our work with Fresh Milk began a couple of years ago when we approached them to collaborate on our project of comprehensibly mapping the world of residencies.
The gaps that exist in our current domestic and regional infrastructure is tantamount to the doctrines and supporting policies that were set up during the postcolonial era as each nation state tried to understand their independence and the development of singular and sometimes unique national narrative.
From PAMM’s point of view, I would like to think we were able to convey our long-term interest in supporting and collaborating in the region, in sharing intellectual and financial support whenever possible.