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Announcing Selebrasyon! 2018 Official Community Partners

04.19.18

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It has been shown time and time again that you need a team to make the vision of a better and richer community possible. Men anpil chay pa lou!

HCX is teaming up with a cohort of community and media partners who take the meaning of socially engaged art seriously. Special thanks to the following community partners for helping to promote New York’s 3rd Biennial celebration of Haitian Arts & Culture:

651 Arts

AfroCROWD

Afro Latino Festival

Akoustik Productions

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust

Caribbean Film Academy

Children Museum of Arts NYC

East 43rd Street Community Garden

FiveMyles Gallery

Fondasyon Konésans ak Libèté (FOKAL)

Greene Garden

Haitian American Caucus

Haitian Creole Language Institute

Hudson Guild Theater

Kiskeacity

Little Haiti BK

Luminal Theater

Q Gardens Community Farm

Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Garden

Sans Limites Dance

The Haitian Roundtable

Toussaint Louverture Cultural Foundation

Trendy Tripping

Westbrook Memorial Garden

Woy Magazine

Find out more about Selebrasyon! here.

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Contemporary Photography Exhibition featuring Haiti-based artists

04.12.18

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Contemporary Photography Exhibition featuring Haiti-based artists, curated by HaitiXNY artist Maksaens Denis 
May 31 – July 1

Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial celebration will bring artists and diverse communities together to experience Haitian culture, its creative foundations, and its powerful legacy.
This year, HCX is pleased to announce that seven Haiti-based photographers will be submitting their work for an outdoor exhibition as part of Selebrasyon! programming. Curated by Maksaens Denis, the participating artists are: Josué Azor, Edine Celestin, Noiredelatour, Sébastien Denis, Fabienne Douce, Pierre Michel Jean, and Georges Harry Rouzier.

Their work will be on view at the following Brooklyn Queens Land Trust Gardens from May 31 – July, 1, 2018. Open garden hours are varied; more details TBA.

Featured Gardens include: 

Greene Garden
2 S Portland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
 
Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Garden
2601-2603 Tilden Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226
**Open Hours:
—Monday – Tuesday: 10am-5pm
—Saturday: 10am-7pm
—Wednesday – Thursday: 5-8pm
 
Q Gardens Community Farm
70 E 18th St, Brooklyn, NY 11226
**Open Hours:
—Saturday: 12-2pm
—Sunday: 2-4pm
—Wednesday: 6:30-8pm
—First Friday Each Month: 6 to 8pm
 
Westbrook Memorial Garden
1233 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 11216

 

Photo Exhibit Promo 1 (1)

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HCX will also be planning several other events in conjunction with the this exhibition:

Opening of Contemporary Photography Exhibition featuring Haiti-based artist, Josué Azor
Date/Time: Thursday, May 31st | 5 – 8pm
Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden | 2601-2603 Tilden Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11226

Yon Moman Sou Plas| Day Atis Angaje Conversations in Brooklyn Gardens in collaboration with Brooklyn Queens Land Trust and Lakou NOU Resident Artists
Monday, June 11th | 1pm | Westbrook Memorial Garden| 1233 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Sunday, June 17th | 1pm | Greene Garden| 2 S. Portland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Click here to learn more: haiticulturalx.org/selebrasyon

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Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial celebration will bring artists and diverse communities together to experience Haitian culture, its creative foundations, and its powerful legacy.

This year, HCX is pleased to announce that six Haiti-based artists will be participating in Selebrasyon! programming. This is all thanks to the support we have received for our HaitiXNY initiative, which aims to bring more artists from Haiti to present their work.

Download the Selebrasyon! Event List.

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Ann Pale featuring Haiti-based artist Josué Azor

04.12.18

Selebrasyon Ann Pale 2018 - Josue

Ann Pale featuring Haiti-based artist Josué Azor  

Join us for the opening of a specially curated photographic installation, hosted in partnership with the Brooklyn Queens Land Trust. The event will feature a special conversation with participating photographer Josué Azor.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 31st | 5 – 8pm
Location: Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden | 2601-2603 Tilden Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11226

RSVP HERE

Featured Artist:
Josue Azor, born in 1986, is a self-taught photographer. He has been traveling around Haiti since 2008, to merge his passion for photography and his appreciation of Haitian practices. His work has been exhibited regularly in Haiti, at the Brazil-Haiti Cultural Centre, the French Institute, and Fondasyon Konesans ak Libete (FOKAL). Internationally, his works have been exhibited in Rome, Italy (2010), Montréal, QC, Canada (2011), Durham, NC, USA (2015).

selebrasyon_logo

Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial celebration will bring artists and diverse communities together to experience Haitian culture, its creative foundations, and its powerful legacy.

This year, HCX is pleased to announce that six Haiti-based artists will be participating in Selebrasyon! programming. This is all thanks to the support we have received for our HaitiXNY initiative, which aims to bring more artists from Haiti to present their work.

Download the Selebrasyon! Event List.

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Ann Pale | Café Conversation featuring HaitiXNY artist Jehyna Sahyeir

04.12.18

Selebrasyon Ann Pale 2018 - Jehyna

Ann Pale | Café Conversation featuring HaitiXNY artist Jehyna Sahyeir in a special acoustic performance with Buyu Ambroise

Join us for an afternoon of music and conversation with Haiti-based singer Jehyna Sahyeir in collaboration with Brooklyn Queens Land Trust.

Sunday, May 20th | 4 – 7pm
Westbrook Memorial Garden | 1233 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
ADMISSION: FREE
Suggested donation: $10

RSVP HERE

Featured Artist:
Jehyna Sahyeir (HaitiXNY Artist) is an emerging singer, actress, and spoken word artist based in Haiti. She has presented with Haiti-based collectives and organizations: Feu Vers, Pyepoudre Cultural Center, and FOKAL; performed with renowned artists such as James Germain and Erol Josué; and has participated in Carifesta XIII in Barbados and Rencontres Québécoises. She embarks on her solo career with her first performance in New York, as part of Selebrasyon!

selebrasyon_logo

Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial celebration will bring artists and diverse communities together to experience Haitian culture, its creative foundations, and its powerful legacy.

This year, HCX is pleased to announce that six Haiti-based artists will be participating in Selebrasyon! programming. This is all thanks to the support we have received for our HaitiXNY initiative, which aims to bring more artists from Haiti to present their work.

Download the Selebrasyon! Event List.

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