“Roosters crow way before the sun comes up. I just want people to know that.” Just after Jakmèl JouBare’n, Chicago rapper Psalm One visited the Artists Institute campus for a workshop and recording session at Audio Institute. Represented by Chicago labels Rhymesayers Entertainment and FreeHug Life, Psalm One, otherwise known as Cristalle Bowen or Hologram […]
Kehinde Wiley is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings featuring people of color in vivid florals and regal poses reminiscent of old master painters. Kehinde is here in Jacmel doing research and model casting for his next painting series which will focus on the young people and artists […]
In early November, Artists for Peace and Justice Advisory Board Member and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jackson Browne visited Audio Institute to teach a special master class. The students, who had been listening to his music all week in preparation for his visit, received Jackson very enthusiastically. His lesson focused on the differences between […]
Haitian director, editor and cinematographer, Djinn Carrenard, conducted a Master Class with both year 1 and 2 students. His specialty is producing low or no budget films. In the below slideshow he sets up a quadcopter and demonstrates its use for smooth aerial video and photography .