Fèt Gede at Pioneer Works

10.11.18

Haiti Cultural Exchange and Pioneer Works dedicate a night to Haitian Vodou and the ancestral dead with a Fèt Gede. Live DJ sets by Val Inc. and DJ Sabine, performances by Sheila Anozier and Okai, and a ceremony (10pm) led by houngan Jean-Daniel Lafontant. Fèt Gede celebrates ancestors, death and life by venerating the pantheon […]

Haitian Creole Symposium | Ann Pale Kreyòl

10.11.18

Haiti Cultural Exchange is pleased to curate the closing night of the Haitian Creole Symposium presented by the Haitian-American Foundation for Educational and Cultural Exchange. Join us for a conversation with Haitian cultural scholar Dr. Nixon Cleophat and visual artist Klode Garoute. The evening will feature performances by spoken word artist Schneider Laurent and musicians […]

Strings N Skins at BQLT 7th Annual Bike & Walking Tour | Recap

09.16.18

On September 15, 2018 at the People’s Garden in Bushwick, Brooklyn, HCX joined the Brooklyn-Queens Land Trust at the final stop of the BQLT Annual Bike & Walking Tour. Brooklyn-based Strings N Skins, brought the rhythm under the J line as gardeners, community members and families viewed outdoor sculptures and enjoyed a delicious community barbecue, dancing and […]

Lakou NOU 2018 | Lakay Nou: Creating Flatbush Island Through Cultural Identity by Madjeen Isaac

06.28.18

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange’s Lakou NOU 2018 artist in residence Madjeen Isaac for an art exhibition and open discussion regarding cultural identity. What if Flatbush were its own Island? This exhibition of the Flatbush area reveals a juxtaposition between urban and tropical landscape. Unusual yet nostalgic because it feels like home. From merchants selling herbs […]