Huge thanks to the CATAPULT Partners The American Friends of Jamaica, Kingston Creative and Fresh Milk for awarding our founder and managing director, Evoné Walters a Lockdown Virtual Salon (LVS) grant. LVS allowed her a one hour discussion about her career and the work Artribute has done and has planned. She spoke with Kendel Hippolyte a Saint. Lucian playwright and director. His poetry has been published in journals and anthologies regionally and internationally. The discussion spanned topics such as, education using drama, the business of theatre and needs of the creative industry to foster growth.
CATAPULT | A Caribbean Arts Grant is a COVID-19 relief programme conceptualised by Kingston Creative (Jamaica) and Fresh Milk (Barbados) and funded by the American Friends of Jamaica | The AFJ (USA). Designed as a capacity building initiative it will directly provide financial support to over 1,000 Caribbean artists, cultural practitioners and creative entrepreneurs impacted by the pandemic and working in the themes of culture, human rights, gender, LGBTQIA+, and climate justice.