Repeating Islands

In “Finding Haiti on Miami’s Walls,” Alexander Britell writes about the walls of Miami’s Little Haiti and how they have become a frequent canvas for the neighbourhood —“from the diverse creations of local artist Serge Toussaint to murals remembering the victims of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.” Brittel says, “Now, a new generation of artists in Little Haiti is getting its chance to put brush to wall thanks to a local affordable housing developer.” Wolfgang “Mosaic” Senatus is at the center of this creative wave. See excerpts:

Each day, a group of painters focuses on a 80-foot-long wall at the Pinnacle Place apartments on 56th Street and NE 4th Avenue. The mural, just steps away from the Little Haiti Cultural Centre, provides a training ground for Little Haiti’s budding young painters (who also get paid for their time on the mural) — and a colourful reminder of…

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