Haitian artist to discuss earthquake relief during March 1 visit

Haitian-born painter and sculptor Edouard Duval Carrié will discuss his activities in the general relief efforts made after Haiti’s devastating earthquake in 2010 during a lecture, titled “Art in Times of Quake and Cholera,” Thursday, March 1, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 2520D University Capitol Centre. This event is free and open to the public.

Duval Carrié will also discuss his role as curator of several major Caribbean exhibits and present a selection of his recent productions. His work is featured in numerous permanent collections, including the Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien in Port-au-Prince, the Figge Museum, the Miami Museum of Art, and the Musée des Arts Africains et Océaniens in Paris.

Duval Carrié’s visit is sponsored by the Caribbean, Diaspora and Atlantic Studies program, African Studies Program, and UI Center for Human Rights, all within UI International Programs; as well as the School of Art and Art History, the Department of English, the Department of French and Italian, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, all within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For more information, contact Anny D. Curtius at anny-curtius@uiowa.edu or 319-335-2261.

Duval Carrié will also present an ICFRC luncheon lecture Friday, March 2, on “The Artists and the Haitian Art Relief Fund.” The luncheon takes place at noon at the Congregational Church, 30 North Clinton St. RSVP is required. For more information, contact icfrc@uiowa.edu or 319-335-0351.

This entry was posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 at 11:18 am

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