William’s collection, which is comprised of paintings, printmaking, collages and drawings, is a complex hybrid that pushes Haiti’s rich, albeit disturbing history to the forefront. Figures in his work are recurrently covered in eyes, which launched a larger conversation about the “curious gazes” those of African and Caribbean descent are subject to on a regular basis.
Haiti’s most recognized and influential musician died penniless because he was an artist in the Haitian Music Industry (HMI).
Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial celebration will bring artists and diverse communities together to experience Haitian culture, its creative foundations, and its powerful legacy.
Weeklong festival in Montreal boasts rara parades, culinary and artisan fairs, literature and more.
Haitian American filmmaker Jerry LaMothe’s screenplay The Promise Keeper was one of the three projects selected to receive a grant from the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation (WJSFF). The announcement was made on May 10 during the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment first “Made in NY” media summit in Harlem.
On May 17, Chef Jouvens Jean won the Judges’ Choice Award in the 10th anniversary of the Embassy Chef Challenge that was held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Center. Jean, who was representing the Embassy of Haiti, was one of three chefs that received the honor.
Haitian American Entrepreneur Brings Africa, Latin America and Caribbean Together In Upcoming Creole Food Festival
NEW YORK, NY – New York-based entrepreneur Fabrice Armand is a regular face at many of the Haitian community’s annual fundraisers, award ceremonies and galas. This summer however he’s taking a hiatus from the society scene to bring Creole cuisine, in all of its forms, to the public. On June 9, Armand and co-founder Elkhair Balla,…
Haitian dancer and choreographer Sanford Placide organized UNI, an art collective and dance showcase at the Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center in New York City on May 18 to highlight the richness of and diversity of Haitian culture.
By Tarah-Lynn Saint-Elien From artisans to media, Haiti is a minefield of art. Duo Ella Turenne and Martine Jean have taken their skills to create their podcast, Famn on Films. Truly exemplifying the ways in which passions will always find a way back into your life, the two sat with The Haitian Times to share…