Crimes of Passion in Paradise and Beyond

2002 / Centre for Caribbean Contemporary Art, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Two fresh coconuts. One machete. White sheet. Small portable CD player. Alejandro Escovedo’s tune Across the River. Large metal mixing bowl holding a round stone. Four litres of wine and four litres of milk. Four bare lightbulbs on the floor. Newspaper with article and picture of a young mother who was macheted to death with her infant.

Photo credit: Brian Walsh