Jasmine’s #PWOTEKSYON: Creative Evolution Through the Caribbean Lens | Lakou NOU Recap

11.14.17

Jasmine Plantin (Flatbush), a textile and fashion artist, presented her Lakou NOU 2017 culminating event, #PWOTEKSYON, just this past Friday, on November 10th. The program focused on the idea of expressing culture as a mode of protection.  Plantin says “through this process I grappled with questions surrounding this idea. How individuals can seek protection, how they can […]

Save the Date #GivingTuesday, November 28th!

11.09.17

For Giving Tuesday 2017, we’re raising funds for a new initiative: Haiti X New York.  HCX takes great pride in providing a platform for Haiti-based artists in New York City. Haiti X New York is our effort to bring even more emerging and legendary talents from Haiti to present their work, engage with Brooklyn Diaspora […]

Lakou NOU 2017: Crown Heights Creatives

11.08.17

Nubian Nene (Nadine Sylvestre) (Crown Heights) is known mostly for her Waacking and House dance styles. Her ultimate goal is to constantly inspire through actions, words and dance.  She has performed at Fringe Festivals with KINEMATIK Dance Theater and at the Cultch Theater in Vancouver with ‘Bboyizm’ Dance Company. She has also been featured in music videos for Jose […]

Lakou NOU 2017: #PWOTEKSYON

10.26.17

  Jasmine Plantin (Flatbush) was born and raised in New York and has been surrounded by art and design since she was a child. She attended Parsons the New School for Design and Central Saint Martins for her undergraduate degree, where she was nominated for “Designer of the Year” and graduated with a BFA in Apparel […]