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Leah Gordon, Vodou Altar at the temple of Clerment Beauvais, Jacmel, 2007. Image courtesy of the artist

Leah Gordon, Vodou Altar at the temple of Clerment Beauvais, Jacmel, 2007. Image courtesy of the artist

Events - Talks

Vodou. The Lineaments of the Lwa

Leah Gordon

23 Oct 2012

6.30pm - 8.30pm

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Using still and moving images Leah Gordon will discuss the rituals, ceremonies and symbols that honour and perform the pantheon of Vodou spirits in Haiti. She will also give a brief history of the roots of Haitian Vodou, and its relationship to the former plantation system and the slave led revolt that led to Haiti's 1804 independence.

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