Evelyne Alcide (b. 1969, Port-au-Prince, Haiti)
Séisme (Earthquake), 2010
Fowler Museum at UCLA, X2010.17.4; Museum Purchase, the Jerome L. Joss Endowment Fund
Alcide details the nightmarish post-Earthquake landscape of Port-au-Prince. Conflating city and cemetery, she reveals the overwhelming presence of the dead, while Vodou angels hover above the carnage.
Source: Exhibition wall text, In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st-Century Haitian Art