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Ghetto Biennale Conference

Fokal Open Society Institute Haiti
143, Avenue Christophe   | | BP 2720, Port-au-Prince, Haïti,

18 December 2009
Convenors:  Myron M. Beasley, Leah Gordon, John Cussans

Opening Comments

The Critique of the Biennale Circuit
A discussion and critic of globalism and politics of the art world 
La Grace Benson
Polly Savage

Does it bleed

Experiential reports of both challenges and triumphs of working with the artists and community throughout the Biennale
Myron Beasley
Bill Drummond
Leah Gordon

Of Revolution and Revelation

Reviewing Haiti’s history in relation to its present realities and implications for contemporary artists
Jana Evans Braziel
John Cussans

Vodou Contemporaries

How do the sacred arts of Vodou inform contemporary Haitian Art?
Katherine Smith
Toni Pressley-Sanon

Closing Remarks



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