PRI’s The World, Miami Herald feature Ghetto Biennale
Public Radio International’s The World and The Miami Herald published recent stories about Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This unusual art event, co-curated by Myron Beasley, assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, was hosted by the sculptors of the Grand Rue, an informal collective of artists of the city’s dense slums whose sculptures are a “spectacular combination of recycling and imagination,” in the words of multimedia journalist Richard Fleming. Rather than bringing completed artworks, as with a traditional biennial, the artists chosen for the Ghetto Biennale created their works in the Grand Rue environment. View stories and photographs from The World and The Miami Herald.
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