Haiti: art, Kanaval and vodou
Discussion with Leah Gordon (Ghetto Biennale) and Sebastian Rypson (Anthropologists in Art)
Kinomuzeum Festival hosted Leah Gordon, photographer, documentarian and one of the curators of the Ghetto Biennale and the Haiti pavilion at the Biennale in Venice in 2011, who talked about the strategies of survival and resistance and about the role played therein by grass-roots artistic practices, the ecstatic carnival and voodoo.
The interviewer will be Sebastian Rypson, connected with the Dutch curator platform - Anthropologists in Art, academic and anthropologist, working, among others, on the research on narration of the Polish presence in Haiti. In 2011, Rypson established cooperation with Bartosz Konopka and Piotr Rosołowski, playing the role of the Haitian culture consultant at the extensively commented film, The Art of Disappearing [Sztuka znikania].