Pòtoprens : The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince

Gordon, Leah; Duval-Carrié, Edouard; Ulysse, Gina Athena; Florenz, Gabriel. Pòtoprens : The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince. Brooklyn, New York: Pioneer Works, 2022.

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Abstract (English)

"PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince is at once a portrait of Haiti’s capital, a celebration of its arts, and a visionary re-mapping of culture in the world’s first Black republic. Published to celebrate a landmark 2018 exhibition at Pioneer Works, PÒTOPRENS comprises the first major survey of contemporary artists of urban Haiti.

Printed in both English and Haitian Kreyòl, PÒTOPRENS is a map-like reflection of the urban landscape and a new geography of popular production. The city of Port-au-Prince is a polyphonic metropolis that declares its past via multiple voices; in this volume, the city’s complex present is evoked through artworks, images, testimonies, and essays. These contents are organized around distinct zones of artistic production—urban neighborhoods identified with particular subjects, materials, and forms. Focusing on 14 of these areas’ exemplary artists, PÒTOPRENS mirrors the geography of the city that inspired it." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Monographs
All Contributors: Gordon, Leah (Editor); Jelly-Schapiro, Joshua (Editor); Gordon, Leah (Author); Duval-Carrié, Edouard (Author); Ulysse, Gina Athena (Author); Florenz, Gabriel (Author)
Dossier: 600 - HAITI
Location: Étagère de livres de grand format, parmi les nouveautés.
Collation: 416 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
ISBN: 9781945711060
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Brooklyn, New York: Pioneer Works
Artists: Lhérisson, Dubréus; Telemaque, Yves; Alexis, Katelyne; Eugène, André; Hérard, Celeur Jean; Jacques, Frantz Guyodo; Lafleur, Michel; Romain, Evel; Saintilus, Jean Claude; Constant, Myrlande; [et alii]
Event Title: Pòtoprens : The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince
Type: Exhibition
Location: Pioneer Works (New York, New York) ; The Museum of Contemporary Art (Miami, Florida)
Dates: 7 September - 11 November 2018 (New York) ; 23 April - 11 August 2019 (Miami)
Copyright Statement: Pioneer Works; the authors and the artists

In English and Haitian Creole.

Includes biographical notes.

Deposited by: Collections
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2022 20:38
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2022 21:34
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/33891
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