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Art in the Time of Coronavirus: Donald 'Jackie' Hinkson & Marsha Pearce

Posted Thursday, July 09, 2020


During the coronavirus lockdown in Trinidad and Tobago, artist Donald 'Jackie' Hinkson created a mural 9x45 foot in his limited studio space. Dr. Marsha Pearce, Lecturer and Visual Arts Unit Coordinator at the Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA), UWI St. Augustine Campus, invited Hinkson to discuss the new work. Art in the Time of Coronavirus documents their conversation.

Read about Hinkson’s attention to navigating between the form of a painting and its message.

Learn how he manages the pace of movement as a viewer’s eye travels across the work and get insights to his perspectives and mood as he reflects on the artist in society and observes our wider world. 

To view, please visit: https://issuu.com/marshapearce/docs/hinkson-interview-uwidcfa.

For more information about DCFA, please visit: https://sta.uwi.edu/fhe/dcfa/