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Radyo shak producers Jake Nussbaum and Richard Fleming host artist and photographer Lazaros to discuss his installation in the Grand Rue, X. XX. XXX. LAZAROS. XXX. XX. X. , and his role as official documentarian of the Ghetto Biennale. Topics covered include superstition, ritual, and the camera lens ban at the festival.

Lazaros contributed projects to the 2011, 2013, and 2015 Ghetto Biennales in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. For the 4th Ghetto Biennale 2015, he was also a member of the curatorial team. Current exhibitions include New Acquisitions from The Deseret Collection at The Historical Society of Deseret at CLUI, Wendover, and Each Memory Recalled Must do Some Violence to its History, curated by Aaron Moulton, Undisclosed Location. Recent exhibitions include those at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills; AND NOW, Dallas; Martos Gallery, New York; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City; Florian Christopher, Zurich; Salon Fur Kunstbuch, Vienna; and Thank You For Coming, Los Angeles. Lazaros curated the solo exhibition of Roland Thompson's work, The True Organization of Things, currently on view at Martos Gallery, Los Angeles. His work can be found at www.lazarosorazal.xxx.
 

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Radyo Shak was the independent broadcast voice of the Ghetto Biennale lakou 2015. Based in a shack in the Grand Rue Atis-Resistans compound of Port-au-Prince, Clocktower Radio's Radyo Shak broadcast Haiti's biennale happenings, from December 10-21, 2015. Radyo Shak Program Director Richard Fleming and Radyo Shak Project Director Jake Nussbaum hosted freeform radio in the bidonville, including Rara bands, interviews with locals, artists and writers, project updates, and Haitian revolutionary history over FM radio, Internet radio, and analog broadcast amplified through speakers and PA. The Kreyòl language programming from the Radyo Shak is available here: Geto Byenal: Radyo Shak (Kreyòl) In addition to the recordings archived here that were collected onsite during the biennale, Clocktower's Ghetto Biennale: Radyo Shak series includes additional material gathered from Haitian musicians, DJ sets, record labels, expats, artists, and more, to give our listeners a complete audio landscape of Haiti in the world today.
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