Interview with Edouard Duval Carrié
From - UM Libraries on July 5th, 2016
Interview with Edouard Duval Carrié, painter and sculptor. He was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Edouard remained in Haiti until the age of nine, when his family then immigrated to Puerto Rico, where he remained for nine years before he decided to return. He graduated from Loyola College in Montreal in 1978. Edouard has degrees in geography and urban planning. After college, he returned to Haiti for several years before he was invited by the French government to come to Paris. He stayed in Paris for about eight years before moving to Miami, where he now resides. Edouard Duval Carrié’s artwork delves into Haitian history and focuses on different aspects of Haiti. He tries to embody the spirit of Haiti and touches on topics such as politics, Vodou, struggle, and the Duvalier regime. This visual artist is best known for his magical realism.