“Darkness on the edge, Shadows where I stand
I search for the time, On a watch with no hands
I want to see you clearly, Come closer than this
But all I remember, Are the dreams in the mist”
Heart – These Dreams
This visual narrative , featuring photographs captured during Trinidad’s Carnival season 2017, explores the relationship between traditional mas and contemporary portrayals, between characters as old as Carnival itself and others newly imagined, between creatures of the dark and creatures of light. In a pull and tug that has marked the artistry of Carnival throughout its evolution, all are from the imagination and all are from the deepest part of ourselves.
Costumes/Bands: K2K Alliance and Partners – “At the Helm”, Bliss 2017, Paramin Blue Devils, J’Ouvert Yellow Devils