Haiti: History Embedded in Amber - Opening Reception with Artist Edouard Duval-Carrié

Date: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: FHI Garage - C105, 1st Floor, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

Amber project detailPlease join us in celebrating the installation of Haiti: History Embedded in Amber, with artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. He will speak briefly about the piece, and we will have music by renowned Haitian singer Erol Josué, along with Caribbean food and drink. You can learn more about the piece, produced during the past year in the Haiti Laboratory by students, faculty and visitors, at http://fhi.duke.edu/haitiamber/.

A catalogue about the piece will be available as a gift to those who make a contribution to the Haitian Art Relief Fund, an organization animated by Edouard Duval-Carrié to support the work of artists in the wake of the 2010 earthquake.

The project began in Fall 2010 as a Haiti Lab group independent study. For more on the collaborative process, see this Duke News story and this Facebook photo album.


Image: Digital arrangement of 6 of the 35 story blocks which will make up the final work - photos by Les Todd