About Holly 'Iyawo' Bynoe

Holly 'Iyawo' Bynoe

Holly Bynoe is an independent curator, writer, educator, spiritualist, Earth Ally, and researcher from St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Bynoe is the co-founder of ARC Magazine and is a graduate of Bard College | International Center of Photography where she earned an M.F.A. in Advanced Photographic Studies. 

She is co-director of Caribbean Linked, a regional residency program held annually in Aruba supporting cultural exchange, and co-founder of Tilting Axis, the annual meeting charting arts activism, decolonial methodologies, and models of creative sustainability across the region. Bynoe held a 5 year tenure as Chief Curator of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas through the end of 2019.

Most recently she joined arts non-profit, The Hub Collective Inc an arts non-profit based on her home island of Bequia to build out their sustainable, regenerative, environmental, and intergenerational pillars and is co-founder of Sour Grass, a curatorial agency supporting contemporary Caribbean art practice.