Painting Poetry-Poetic Interpretations of Art

February 8th, 2016 | Posted by Alaiyo

To purchase the book through Barnes and Noble please go to this site: Painting Poetry: Poetic Interpretations of Art Painting Poetry is an anthology of poetic interpretations of art presenting thirty poems written by Adisa ‘AJA’ Andwele and images of paintings by seventeen artists.

The artists are Ras Akyem, Ras Ishi, Ras Jahaziel, Omowale Stewart, Corrie Scott, Heather-Dawn Scott, Pierre Nigel and Jadisa Andwele from Barbados; the late Andre Normil and Frantz Zephirin from Haiti; the late Romare Bearden, Alaiyo Bradshaw and Chrissie Dowler from the USA; and from Cuba, the late Wifredo Lam, Omar Estrada, Annie Maxwell and Jesus Gastell Soto.

“Painting Poetry symbolizes a journey along two paths—two different physical creative dimensions—but within the experiences is a common destination as the paths lead to the same space.”
-Adisa ‘AJA’ Andwele