Ann Pale with Lakou NOU 2017!

01.16.18

Join us for our signature Ann Pale | Café Conversation with Lakou NOU 2017 Artists Diane Exavier, Glenda Lezeau, and Jasmine Plantin. They will be discussing their work as part of the Lakou NOU artist residency program at Haiti Cultural Exchange. This project provides artists of Haitian descent with the opportunity to create and present […]

Nubian Nene’s Crown Heights Creatives | Lakou NOU Recap

01.08.18

Happy New Year! We’re starting 2018 by reflecting on artist-in-residence Nadine “Nubian Nene” Sylvestre’s presentation of her project “Crown Heights Creatives.” The event concluded the Lakou NOU 2017 presentation series on December 22nd and sent us off into the holiday season motivated to breathe, move, and meditate on the impact we have on our neighborhoods. Nene’s […]

Diane’s Each Body is a Miracle | Lakou NOU Recap

12.13.17

Diane Exavier, Lakou NOU 2017 artist resident in East Flatbush, describes her project Each Body is a Miracle, as “…a social praxis; a play in retreat; an exploration of health, wellness, and creativity in East Flatbush.” The project, inspired by her original play Good Blood, allowed her to delve deeper into the issues and themes of the play: immigration, […]

Taking on Responsibility by Alex Leon, Programs Outreach Volunteer

12.05.17

My name is Alexandria Leon. I attend the Packer Collegiate Institute where I’m currently in the 11th grade. At school, I enjoy playing tennis and I’ve been doing so outside of school for about 5 years. As a result of my hard work and dedication, I am now number one on my high school team. […]