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Leah Gordon is an artist and curator and has produced a body of work on the representational boundaries between art, religion, anthropology, post-colonialism and folk history. Her photographic work registers junctures between history, cosmology, modernism and the present. Gordon’s film and photographic work has been exhibited internationally including the National Portrait Gallery, UK; Parc de la Villette, Paris; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and the Dakar Biennial. Her photography book 'Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti' was published in June 2010. Leah Gordon is the co-director of the Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti; was the adjunct curator for the Haitian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011; was the co-curator of 'Kafou: Haiti, History & Art', at the Nottingham Contemporary and on the curatorial team for ‘In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st Century Haitian Art’ at the Fowler Museum, UCLA in 2012. Leah Gordon is represented by Riflemaker Gallery.



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