Serpentine Pavilion Friday 25 August 2023, 8pm Price: £10, £7 conc. Donate today


As part of Park Nights 2023, Serpentine presented an evening of poetry and performance with The Living and The Dead Ensemble.

The Living and The Dead Ensemble are a group of artists, performers and poets from Haiti, France and the United Kingdom. They initially came together in Haiti in 2017 to produce the Haitian Creole translation and performance of the play Monsieur Toussaint by Édouard Glissant. The Ensemble’s first film OUVERTURES premiered at Berlinale 2020. The Ensemble’s work explores different possible methods of telling the history and the present from a Caribbean perspective. The Ensemble produces texts, performances, films, and installations.


The Living and The Dead Ensemble: Mackenson Bijou, Rossi Jacques Casimir, Dieuvela Cherestal, James Desiris, Louis Henderson, Léonard Jean Baptiste, Cynthia Maignan, Sophonie Maignan, Olivier Marboeuf, Mimétik Nèg (James Peter Etienne), Sachernka Anacassis.


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