Leah Gordon is a multi-media artist who curates, collects, researches, writes and directs. She works across a variety of media including film, photography and installations, often including commissioned sculpture and painting. Leah Gordon makes work on Modernism and architecture; the slave trade and industrialisation; and grassroots religious, class and folk histories. Her photofraphy book Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti was published in 2010. She was the co-director of the Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti; and co-curator of Kafou: Haiti and Art at Nottingham Contemporary, UK, and curator for the Haitian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2011, etc.
At Havremagasinet you can see photographs from her different projects, such as Kanaval, Caste and The Tailors of Port-au-Prince together with sculptures of André Eugène in their joint exhibition Chita Tann.
André Eugène was born in downtown Port-au-Prince in 1959. He is a leading figure in the artists collective known as Atis Rezistans and a broader movement known as the Sculptors of Grand Rue. In 2006 André Eugène contributed to a large-scale collective sculptural work, which is a permanent exhibit at the International Museum of Slavery in Liverpool. His work has been shown at the Museum of Ethnography, Geneva: at the Parc de la Villette, Paris: the Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles; Nottingham Contemporary, UK and at the Grand Palais, Paris. His work was included in the Haitian Pavillions at the Venice Biennale 2011. André Eugène is the co-director of the Ghetto Biennale, which has been held in Port-au-Prince since 2009.