A pop-up pirate radio station in Port-Au-Prince Haiti, built in December 2015 for the 5th Ghetto Biennale; an ongoing documentation of Haitian arts locally and abroad; a physical artwork; a live platform for local artists and musicians to come together with the international arts comunity; broadcasting in Haitian Kreyol, French, and English over FM airwaves and the internet; a skills center providing technical and editorial training to the local community; a living documentation of the Grand Rue neighborhood of Port-Au-Prince. Live music, interviews, DJ sets, recipes, Haitian revolutionary history, archival audio, performance and sound art, vodou ceremonies, lectures, and more.
Selected archive highlights:
Vodou priest Jean-Daniel Lafontant, on drumming and vodou.
Twoubadou Eden Fel in-Shak performance and concert.
Lee Lee, Rossi Jacques Casimir, and Jean Claude Saintilus on their community gardens project.
Artist Michael K. Taylor: From Second Line to Rara
Click here for the complete Radyo Shak archive (100+ programs) from the 2015 Ghetto Biennale.
In collaboration with Richard Fleming
Shak design: Joe Winter and Jocelyn Georges
Hosted on Clocktower Radio.
Additional photography © Lazaros