Haiti Hosts 6th Transcultural Forum of Contemporary Art

CAW Magazine writes that the 6th Transcultural Forum of Contemporary Art is currently being held in Port-au-Prince, Pétionville, and Croix-des-Bouquets in Haiti. The forum began on September 25 and will end on October 3, 2011.

Many of the forum programs will take place at the National School of the Arts (ENARTS). Other cultural institutions hosting exhibitions are “Atis Rezistans,” the collective sculptors of Grand Rue; Virtual Cultural Center of the Ministry of Culture; the National Directorate of Book, Knowledge and Freedom Foundation (FOKAL); the French Institute; Galerie Monnin; Georges Liautaud Museum; and the Association of Artists and Artisans of Croix-des-Bouquets (ADAAC).

International and local artists are gathered for nine days, for workshops, meetings, exhibitions, lectures, performances, screenings, and other activities. Haitian participants include Joshua Azor, Mario Benjamin, Maksaens Denis, Marc Antoine Joseph aka ZAKA, Tessa March, and Jean Eddy Rémy. Other Caribbean artists include Jean-Marc Hunt from Guadeloupe, Ezequiel Taveras from the Dominican Republic.

For full description, see http://www.cawmagazine.com/news/news.php?newsID=90

Photo: “Blues Habeas Corpus” by Jack Beng Thi (Réunion)

Photo: Sculpture by Jean-Marc Hunt

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