Exhibitions, Gender, Newsletter, Sound

December Newsletter

In the diary Opening this month: Carte de Visite at Hollybush Gardens, an exhibition curated by Lubaina Himid featuring new work by Helen Cammock, Claudette Johnson and Ingrid Pollard (preview 3 Dec). Conversation between Lubaina Himid and Christine Eyene on the making of this exhibition and new developments in the artists practice (5 Dec, 2.00 […]

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CALL FOR 4th GHETTO BIENNALE 2015

Kreyòl, Vodou and the Lakou: forms of resistance After the Haiti Revolution, the formerly enslaved peasants had three tools for their ‘counter-plantation’ position – the Kreyòl language, the Lakou system and the belief-system and ritual practices of Vodou, a triumvirate of linguistic, territorial and cultural resistance. Laurent Dubois, writing in Haiti: The Aftershocks of History, […]

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After Revolution: Versions and Re-visions of Haiti

This conference, organised by scholars from the University of Central Lancashire and the University of Liverpool, takes the centenary of US occupation in Haiti as an occasion to explore the country’s history, politics and culture since its Declaration of Independence in 1804. Taking the Haitian Revolution as a key reference point, the conference seeks to […]

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