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HAITI ART AND CRAFTS

05 18 12 / 05 20 12

Little Haiti Cultural Complex

THE STATE OF AFFAIRS

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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 events have occurred. Art itself is a healing mechanism and reveals much about the artist’s pain and journey to recovery, both emotionally and financially. When the Haitian Arts Alliance learned about the devastation that ensued after the earthquake, Edouard Duval-Carrie and Mireille Chancy-Gonzalez immediately jumped into action and the Haitian Art Relief Fund was born. Artists across the globe donated artwork to raise funds to help struggling Haitian artists regain their footing and their livelihood. A special thanks goes out to all who contributed to the Haitian Art Relief Fund. The seed money raised was used to commission Haitian artwork and the proceeds went back to the Haitian artists thereby ensuring a stream of work and their means of survival. This new initiative as well as many others is a continuation of the ongoing efforts by the Haitian Art Relief Fund.

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Global/Borderless Caribbean XII: Focus Miami

12 04 20 / 04 30 21
Little Haiti

Global/Borderless Caribbean XII: Focus Miami presents Contemporary Visual Expression, Local Global, and Dèjá Vu  Contemporary Visual Expression, featuring an outdoor exhibition curated by Edouard Duval-Carrié, will celebrate Global/Borderless Caribbean’s 12 years of programming. The aim with this exhibition is not just to show that these islands all have artists worthy of appellation but more so to underline the universality of their “regional” visions. Local Global, curated by Marie Vickles will focus on Miami as a central point of geographic interest…

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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 events have occurred. Art itself is a healing mechanism and reveals much about the artist’s pain and journey to recovery, both emotionally and financially. When the Haitian Arts Alliance learned about the devastation that ensued after the earthquake, Edouard Duval-Carrie and Mireille Chancy-Gonzalez immediately jumped into action and the Haitian Art Relief Fund was born. Artists across the globe donated artwork to raise funds to help struggling Haitian artists regain their footing and their livelihood. A special thanks goes out to all who contributed to the Haitian Art Relief Fund. The seed money raised was used to commission Haitian artwork and the proceeds went back to the Haitian artists thereby ensuring a stream of work and their means of survival. This new initiative as well as many others is a continuation of the ongoing efforts by the Haitian Art Relief Fund.

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Start:
05 18 12 - 8:00 am
End:
05 20 12 - 5:00 pm
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