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12 03 10 / 02 28 11

Contemporary Caribbean artists consciously reinvent and reassess themselves from the primordial manifestations of their people, exposed to the avant-garde at a global level, they create their own art, authentic, capable of causing us to look inward and to establish the transcendence of our difference, even through the most abstract or minimalist symbolic elaboration of their […]

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04 01 11 / 05 15 11

The exhibition, Haiti Kingdom of this World, arose from the need to draw up an inventory of the contemporary creativity in Haiti, and to show the work of artists who question daily the state of chaos reigning there. There are plastic artists, photographers, sculptors, painters, performers and video artists – all essential players of their […]

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05 11 12 / 07 15 12

The Florida Peninsula protrudes into the Caribbean sea, making it the northernmost land mass and forming part of the Antillean Archipelago.

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05 18 12 / 05 20 12

The date January 12, 2010 has been forever seared in the minds of many. Fast forward two years later and the following questions arise. What is the current state of affairs? How is the country thriving? What type of arts and crafts is being produced? Art is a fascinating study especially after debilitating and tragic […]

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12 07 12 / 02 16 13

We are very pleased to present, in this still-sparkling new Miami facility, a group of works from a part of the Caribbean that – for lack of a better word – have been coined as “French.” For me this story starts about twenty years ago, when a group of Antillean artist friends in Paris asked […]

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01 23 14 / 02 23 14

The Global Caribbean V exhibition presented at the prestigious Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami, coincided with the internationally renowned Art Basel Miami Beach contemporary art fair. This exhibit, has been one of the few selected to be included in the official Art Basel program over the years. It has been reviewed and recognized as […]

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Borderless Caribbean: Liquid Knowledges

11 30 16 / 03 19 17

The Art Basel exhibit presented by the Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance, Borderless Caribbean: Liquid Knowledges, returns this year with three dynamic components. LIQUID KNOWLEDGES Liquid Knowledges will examine the the contributions of Africans to the ethno-botany of the new world as well as the ideas of the enslaved populations of the Americas. It will present […]

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Emmanuel Merisier, from Haiti to beyond

12 07 18 / 01 12 19

Drawing influence from both Haitian art and popular culture and European modernism, artist Emmanuel Merisier presents a unique oeuvre that explores both the spiritual and the modern. This exhibition is the tenth iteration of the Global Caribbean exhibition series and the first to focus on the work of an individual artist. Featuring 28 paintings from […]

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The Kingdom of this World, Reimagined

12 06 19 / 01 20 20

The Kingdom of This World, Reimagined, curated by Professor in Art History in Texas Tech University Lesley A. Wolff, (Ph.D.) & organized by Marie Vickles, celebrates the 70th anniversary of Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier’s historical novel, The Kingdom of This World (1949). The story follows the trials and tribulations of Ti Noël, an enslaved laborer […]

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The Visual Life of Social Affliction: Small Axe

12 06 19 / 02 28 20

The Global/Borderless Caribbean XI Series presents: The Visual Life of Social Affliction, a small axe project in partnership with The Little Haiti Cultural Center and the Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance. The Visual Life of Social Affliction seeks to generate a public conversation, shaped by a studied engagement with Caribbean art centered on long-standing experiences of […]

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Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom

01 09 20 / 03 08 20

Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom takes as its point of departure an extraordinary—and now lost—historical artifact: a so-called “Book of Paintings.” Its creator was José Antonio Aponte, a free black carpenter, artist,and former soldier who was also the leader of an ambitious antislavery conspiracy in Cuba in 1812. During his trial, Aponte was forced […]

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Dust Specks on the Sea: Contemporary Sculpture from the French Caribbean & Haiti

03 07 20 / 04 25 20

Dust Specks on the Sea focuses on sculptural works by over a dozen contemporary artists from Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, and Haiti and addresses the various positionings of the postcolonial condition in this region. The exhibition’s title—Dust Specks on the Sea—is derived from a quote by former French President Charles de Gaulle, describing his view of […]

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