Critical Writing Index

Riffing on Omeros: The Relevance of Isaac Julien to Cultural Politics in the Caribbean

by Jane Bryce

Small Axe, June 2010, v. 14, no. 2, pp. 83-96

Jane Bryce explores the Caribbean reception to filmmaker and video artist Isaac Julien's work on the Caribbean, specifically his critical work on the homophobia of dancehall and hip-hop in his documentary "The Darker Side of Black."

The paper explores Julien's position as artist and includes close readings of his work, specifically "Encore: Paradise Omeros Redux."

ITEM 2010.120 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Darker Side of BlackIsaac Julien

Encore: Paradise Omeros ReduxIsaac Julien