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A Gallery of Haitian Art
|Guyodo, Haiti, November 2007. Photo©Bill Bollendorf|
Haitian Art by Guyodo
Frantz Jacques, aka Guyodo, is a member of the group Atis Rezistans, who create sculptures from car parts,, scrap metal, plastic, and all manner of discarded junk in the gritty neighborhood of Gran Rue, in downtown Port-au-Prince. The group has attained a degree of recognition in recent years, having been comissioned to create public pieces in Liverpool, England and Geneva, Switzerland and exhibiting their work in England and France and in September 2007 were an important part of the show "Vodou Riche" at Columbia College in Chicago.
Guyodo was born on December 7, 1973 in Gran Rue, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
"Baron Samedi, Guardian of the Heads"
29"x11 deep , 6"wide
Glass Bottle, twine, wood, other materials.
Made in Gran Rue, 2001 $350