This is a short post to correct a mis-attribution of a photo of André Eugène’s ‘Badgi Pom Louko (Altar for Louko)’ (2011) to myself in Nadine Zeidler’s recent review of the biennale in Frieze. I took the photo but the work is very much Eugene’s (with contributions from Michel Lafleur, one of the tap tap sign painters). The photo is relatively high-res. The details are well-worth a closer look.
Here is a great slide show and report from Grand Rue by BBC Radio 4’s today program.
Great to see Alex Louis in the background of one of the shots working away on a laptop.
And fantastic news that Eugene is planning to build a memorial to the earthquake with the bones of victims. It’s a brilliant idea. I think that will be a major and much needed work that will hopefully bring international attention to the hypocritical double-standards of the western corporate media’s approach to the permanent man-made catastrophe occurring in Haiti. Continue reading “André Eugene and the Grand Rue Community on BBC News”
I will be speaking as a guest on Tracy Moberly’s Late, Late Breakfast Show on Resonance FM on Friday 26th Feb from 12 till 1 pm. Tracy, who participated in Ghetto Biennale with her Power in the Blood project, will also be speaking to André Eugene from Atis-Rezistans.