Sugarcane Magazine today announces artist Sheena Rose as guest editor for the Barbados-themed third issue of the publication’s print edition.
Sheena Rose, a contemporary multi-disciplinary artist based in Barbados, will work with other artists, performers, writers such as Jason Fitzroy Jeffers and photographer Adrian Richards to create an in-depth exploration of Barbadian identity, culture, history, spirituality, and gender. She envisions the magazine as a platform that allows the contributors to express themselves freely and share personal experiences that counter the tourist-destination narrative often dominated by stereotypes and clichés. With its third edition in print, Sugarcane Magazine presents a creative portrait of Barbados, its arts community and cultural heritage that takes readers beyond the beaches. Intended to offer readers an insider’s view of the island and its creative and cultural heritage, the publication also very intentionally pushes forward the contemporary arts discourse in the Caribbean and includes the island in a larger conversation on contemporary art in the Americas.