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The Author : Sandra Delacourt

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Sandra Delacourt is a contemporary art historian and associate researcher at HiCSA (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) and a professor at ESAD TALM-Tours. Concerned with the phenomena of emergence operating in the field of art, her work looks at the process of artistic recognition, the political regime of the visible, as well as the construction of knowledge and historical narratives. Her publications include: L’artiste-chercheur, un rêve américain au prisme de Donald Judd (B42, 2019), in Bruno Serralongue, Les Naturalistes en lutte sur la ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes (GwinZegal, 2019), Le Chercheur et ses doubles (B42,
2016).

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This article by Sandra Delacourt was originally published in AOC magazine, December 13, 2019.

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Investigation by Sandra Delacourt
20 February 2020

Ghetto Biennale: Chronicle of a Revolt Foretold

Investigation by Sandra Delacourt

Amidst an ongoing socio-political crisis in Haiti, the 6th Ghetto Biennale nevertheless opened on November 29, 2019, in Port-au-Prince. Until the very last moment it remained unclear whether this artistic event would even take place. In a national context of insurrection and extreme instability, its co-founders André Eugène and Leah Gordon chose to stay true to their program, dedicated to the revolutionary heritage of the Haitian Republic, as they watched their concerns be overshadowed by the reality of a vast people’s revolt and the brutality employed to contain it.

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