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

 
 
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