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Le Saut Falls, Sodo, Haiti



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Haitian Art

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A History of Haitian Art
- A short but quite useful history of Haitian art from the Discover Haiti page. (Archive. This site has not been updated since the quake.)
Calling on the Gods: The Embodied Aesthetic of Haitian Vodou
An interesting story richly illustrated. Calling on the Gods: The Embodied Aesthetic of Haitian Vodou (Archive. This site has not been updated since the quake.)
Popular Painting and Sculpture of Haiti Appeal of the Creole to the Postmodern Consciousness of Industrialized Nations
(Archive. This paper was formerly on line at sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/ceras/baobab/hecker.html#anchor2)

Gerard Valcin: Ceremony in a Vodun Temple (oil painting, 1963): especially note the veve drawing on the floor, the creation of a three-dimensional cross with the sword going through the center of the circle and the veve drawing, and how the patterns of the devotees arms moving as they dance could be the curling lines around the borders of many of the drapos.

Source: www.ux1.eiu.edu/~cfrb/haitianvodou.htm

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