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The Crawfish Circuit: Ekphrastic Poetry

  • March 23, 2023
  • 7:30 PM
  • Turner House


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The Crawfish Circuit: Ekphrastic Poetry

by Dr. Giraud Polite

“A photographic and sound experience”

The Crawfish Circuit explores the story of the black creoles in southwest Louisiana through photographs, poetry, sound, and food.

Moderated by Dr. Valerie Gillespie, Owner, Pencil on Paper Gallery.

Crawfish hor's d’oeuvres and wine service are complimentary with ticket purchase!

As an artist and creative scholar, Giraud Polite has more than 15 years of visual communications experience and has spent equal time visually documenting and researching a variety of ethnic groups on six continents. He is a member of the Society of Photographic Educators and the International Association of Fine Arts Deans, where he attends conferences and participates in panel discussions about current photographic and design shifts and trends. Giraud also serves as member, mentor, and adviser to organizations such as Making Connections, Inc. and The Race Reconciliation Collective. As a Louisiana/Texas artist, Giraud has exhibited works ranging from digital photography to multimedia arts in a variety of museums, cultural centers, and educational institutions.

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