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Introducing the Coloured Collective

I’ve often used this blog to discuss issues of race, culture and identity.

So I’m delighted to introduce The Coloured Collective, a blog dedicated to issues of race, culture, identity, gender and sexuality – especially as faced by women of colour in a world of black and white.

I’m one of a rotating cast of contributors (and we’re always looking for new voices, so get in touch by leaving a comment or shouting us on Facebook if you’re interested. Or Twitter. Or Tumblr. As you do.)

And now back to our sporadic posting schedule.

Victoria Len-Oi Lee paints in her mother tongue

Victoria Lee's An exciting new Caribbean artist made her debut on the London art scene this week. Victoria Len-Oi Lee’s exhibition – “Painting with my Mother-Tongue” – featured vibrant watercolours and photographs of uniquely Trinidadian scenes and landscapes – with a twist.

“I want to change people’s understanding of Trinidad and the Caribbean,” Lee said. “I wanted to depict the way I see Trinidad, the way I see life. There’s a lot happening behind the scenes that people just don’t know about.”

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