Lakou NOU 2018 | Istwa Nan Je Yo by Richard Louissaint

06.28.18

Richard Louissaint (East Flatbush) is a first generation Haitian-American filmmaker and photographer from New York City. Growing up in Queens, he was exposed to a wide spectrum of the Caribbean diaspora but was primarily influenced by Haitian and African-American culture. His obsession with music led to him to writing for music magazines and websites before pursuing a career […]

Lakou NOU 2018 | Demanbre: Herbal Wellness and Haitian Heritage by Sirene Dantor Sainvil

06.28.18

  Sirene Dantor Sainvil (Canarsie) is a Haitian culture preservationist who used her passions to develop Fanmi Asòtò, a Haitian cultural organization whose drum performance, community workshops, and herbal teachings are rooted in Haitian Vodou. Sainvil seeks to encourage identity building for all Haitians but particularly for Haitian American youth. Paying homage to the asòtò drum, the mother of […]

Yon Moman Sou Plas | Atis Angaje Conversations featuring Sherley Davilmar

05.14.18

Yon Moman Sou Plas | Atis Angaje Conversations featuring Sherley Davilmar Join HCX and Lakou NOU 2016 Artist Resident, Sherley Davilmar as she host an Atis Angaje lunch conversation discussing the work that she did during her “How Desensitized Are We?” residency project. She’ll be focusing her talk on the intersections of health and wellness, gentrification, […]

Lakou NOU 2018 Collaborative Performance & Youth Activities for Selebrasyon!

05.14.18

Lakou NOU 2018 Collaborative Performance & Youth Activities Lakou NOU 2018 artists Madjeen Isaac, Richard Louissaint, Stefani Saintonge, and Sirene Dantor Sainvil will be merging their artistic talents together to present a collaborative work featuring a youth activities center at the East 43rd Street Community garden, a 501 c(3) non profit organization. Join us for […]