Haitian-born vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Richard “Earthman” Laurent of Earthman Experience.
DUO1804 is a collaboration between violinist, composer, and educator DBR and composer, percussionist, and turntablist Val-Inc. The duo premiered at RestorationRocks! in Brooklyn, New York in October 2015. Shot and Edited by Richard Louissaint
Excited to be involved in this new collaborative project with two talented musicians of Haitian descent. Video EPK coming soon.
Enough – Paul Beaubrun & Jerry Jean Video director: Jerry Jean Edit & color: Jerry Jean DP: Jen Painter DP: Richard Louissaint
Gentrification is a quiet storm. A complicated reality that does not take center stage creating solutions in our laws protecting people. If you have 75 mins., take a look at the documentary here: http://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/10878/Harlem-s-Mart-125–The-American-Dream- (I had no involvement with this project)
This past week I shot an interview with Chef, caterer and author Nadege Fleurimond for my Haitian Creatives Series , inside Kinanm Lounge, a cozy space in Prospects Heights that she helps to manage. She also hosts an open mic night there on Sundays featuring a variety of talent.
Another great thing to happen aside from my visiting Haiti was having my first solo exhibition there which features work from my Haitian Creatives series. It’s curated by Veronica Sharon and runs until December 29th in Petionville.
New article on the Haitian Creatives Series at the Cornbread and Cremasse blog: http://cornbreadandcremasse.wordpress.com/2014/09/28/a-haitian-creative-on-haitian-creatives-by-richard-louissaint/
This past Tuesday I found myself standing in front of a packed house in Prospect Heights at Kombit, a Haitian bar and restaurant. I was introducing myself and the project I had started about a year ago out of frustration on creatives of Haitian descent. I was gesturing way too …
Photo Essay and Complete presentation can be found here. HAITIAN CREATIVES SERIES: DJ Hard Hittin Harry from Richard Louissaint on Vimeo.