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.
Performances by Haitian singer Riva NYRI Precil, and musicians Monvelyno and Buyu Ambroise, with a impromptu perfomance by Pauline Jean. At Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn.
Parallels is Monthly event curated by singer/songwriter Denitia Odigie. It takes place The Kymberle Project in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Meridian Lights is the duo of Bradley Valentin & Yohimbe Sampson. http://www.meridianlightsmusic.com/ ,
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.
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.
Listen Up Haitian Filmmaker Easmanie Michel is raising money for her film Caroline’s Wedding based on the Edwidge Danticat story of the same name (From Krik Krak). Check out the campaign here. http://carolinesweddingfilm.tumblr.com carolinesweddingfilm