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EXHIBITION OPENING: Saturday, May 26, 4:30-7pm
Exhibition on View: May 27 - June 17, 2018

Selebrasyon ! Ayiti Angaje

A multimedia installation by Maksaens Denis

In partnership with the Haiti Cultural Exchange


Maksaens Denis is an multi-media artist from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle, a Parisian audio-visual school, in 1992. While freelancing for French television channels such as Canal+, Arte, and Mezzo, he started participating in various artistic residencies notably in Burkina Faso, Los Angeles, Khartoum, and Montreal. By 2009, he was participating and curating art shows, and in 2010, he won the Blachère Foundation prize for his "36 Seconds" installation at the contemporary art biennale in Dakar, Senegal. Known for his artistic video practice, Maksaens Denis is a visionary pioneer of the moving image, whose influence has global resonance. 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

FiveMyles is in part supported by the New York State Council for the Arts, Public Funds from the New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Council Member Laurie Cumbo, the Greenwich Collection, The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, the Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation. The Panel Discussion is made possible thanks to an Action Grant from Humanities New York.