Musings on Little Haiti and Papaloko

It was a steamy Miami day but the air is cool and the colors are vibrant in Jude Papaloko’s Jakmel Gallery (3501 NW 2nd Avenue). Jacmel is a town in Haiti where Papaloko’s mother comes from and it is considered the handicrafts capital of the island. The artist himself, with dreadlocks down his back, is dressed in a comfortable t-shirt, baggy printed pants and pointy boots. His quick smile and … [Read more...]