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X2010.17.4 Séisme (Earthquake)


Object Name: Séisme (Earthquake)

Artist: Evelyne Alcide (b. 1969, Port-au-Prince, Haiti)

Date/Era: 2010

Medium/Materials: Beads, fabric

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Museum Purchase, the Jerome L. Joss Endowment Fund.

Accession Number: X2010.17.4

Alcide details the nightmarish post-Earthquake landscape of Port-au-Prince. Conflating city and cemetery, she reveals the overwhelming presence of the dead, while Vodou angels hover above the carnage.

Source: Exhibition wall text, In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st-Century Haitian Art

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