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#MyCulturalVoice Profile: Lisa Monique Barker

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Country of Origin:​Jamaica
Ultra excited about this art form: The performing arts (particularly theatre) Loves to travel to: ​Countries around the world
Trend you love:​​ Almost anything related to natural Black hair
Underground artist to watch: ​Takashi Hirano
Risk averse, Risk Tolerant or Risk Taker: Calculated risk taker
Artistic Side:​​Languages and linguistic pursuits
Life Motto: ​'It's not enough to merely exist. LIVE!'





Very good at:  ​Public speakingOutspoken about:​​Human rights and equality
Inspired by:​Mavericks
Cultural Icon: ​The Hon. Dr. LouiseBennett-Coverley
Everyone should try this once:​

#MyCulturalVoice: Randy McLaren

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Country of Origin: Jamaica
Ultra excited about this art form:Reggae Dub Poetry ​                        Loves to travel to: Africa (Zambia)
Trend you love: Females Wearing Their Natural Hair
Underground artist to watch: Prince Levy (Singer)
Risk averse, Risk Tolerant or Risk Taker: Risk Taker
Artistic Side:

#MyCulturalVoice Profile: Ewan Simpson

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Country of Origin:​ Jamaica
Ultra excited about this art form: Music
Loves to travel to:  Trinidad & Tobago
Underground artist to watch: Racquel Jones (poet) Trend you love:​​ #selfie
Risk averse, Risk Tolerant or Risk Taker: Risk Tolerant
Artistic Side:​ All sides of me are artistic

The Siren Effect - The inescapable sounds of a country affected by Ebola

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Youth Voice: Call for Artwork

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Please share with young Caribbean and Latin American visual artists (15 - 24 years) who would like to publish copies of their work in an academic journal. Drawings, paintings, photographs and e-graffiti are welcome.

#MyCulturalVoice Profile: Derefe Chevannes

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Country of Origin: Jamaica Ultra excited about this art form:Lyrical Hip Hop Choreography Loves to travel to: Warm places (beach bound) - Cayman & Bahamas Trend you love: Hashtag Activism (eg. #BringBackOurGirls) Underground artist to watch: Monica Minott, Poet. Risk averse, Risk Tolerant or Risk Taker: Risk Tolerant  Artistic Side: Writer (short stories) Life Motto: Vulnerability Births Honesty 

#MyCulturalVoice Profile: H.E. Guadalupe Sanchez

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Country of Origin: Mexico Ultra excited about this art form:Musicals, especially "Phantom of the Opera" Loves to travel to: Every corner of the world Trend you love: Opera in theatres Underground artist to watch: Richard Hall (Jamaican Painter)