MIAMI—When artist Didier William was six years old, his parents sold most their belongings and spent the $7,000 in earnings to leave their home in Port-au-Prince for America. As a child growing up in North Miami, William often asked his parents about Haiti. In response, they shrugged his questions off by saying “nou kite tout sa dèyè” — Creole for “we’ve left that all behind.”
“Nou Kite Tout Sa Dèyè” is the title of William’s largest art exhibit, which is staged at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami until April 16 in the neighborhood where he grew up.
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