The Dreamy World of Stylish Illustrations

Caribbean heat seems to melt the skin of every subject Jamaican illustrator Taj Francis draws. The Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts graduate’s imagination coats models and musicians with marbled paint and all the tropical colors of a dancehall party. Continue reading

Children of The Moon

Khyari (10), looks down the hall to check that the front door of the house is closed, so as not to be exposed to sunlight.

Xeroderma Pigmentosum, or XP, is a genetic disorder that affects the ability of skin cells to repair the damage done by ultraviolet (UV) light. This means that UV light can easily cause burns, cancers, and other skin malignancies. Continue reading