Contributor: David Knight Jr

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The magic mountain

Issue 133 (May/June 2015) | 0 comments
St John, smallest of the three main US Virgin Islands, is best known today as a vacation stomping ground for the rich and famous — “the Beverly Hills of the Caribbean.” But for David Knight, Jr, who grew up on its forested slopes, St John is a place of childhood mystery and family history, whose fragrant bay trees supported a once-famous industry long before the first tourists arrived

Artist La Vaughn Belle. Photograph QStudio LLC. www.qstudiovi.com

La Vaughn Belle: big art from a small place

Issue 128 (July/August 2014) | 0 comments
For artist La Vaughn Belle, coming from a “small place” — St Croix — doesn’t restrict her imagination or her ambitions. David Knight, Jr, investigates the social impact of Belle’s questioning artistic practice