The Kongo is beautiful, says a popular Haitian folksong set to the lively kongo rhythm, often danced at Kanaval. But this happy observation takes on a bit of mystery as the song continues: You don't know me. You don't know Kongo. When mia galleries invited us to create an exhibit for Haitian Heritage Month 2016 [...]
Carnival Arts shared five years of workshops, performances, and videos in a restrospective exhibit at the mia galleries in the Miami International Airport. Carnival Artist Kiara wears a mask from a workshop at Miami Bridge Homestead led by Rebeca Gilling. Photo: Alex Heria. Styling: Frances Lordan. At Miami Bridge Central. Carnival Artist Amy wears a [...]
These masks were created in a workshop with Martiza Molina in summer 2008. They hung proudly on the wall of the conference room at the Miami Bridge, but were thrown in away in the confusion of a later redecoration.