Interview with Ivan Watkins, Painter, Film Documentarian, Sculptor and Multimedia Artist Muralist.

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Interview with Ivan Watkins, Painter, Film Documentarian, Sculptor and Multimedia Artist Muralist.

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Video interview with Ivan Watkins by Kim Vaz-Deville. Ivan Watkins, an artist, sculptor and multimedia artist muralist, member of the Northside Skull and Bone Gang and Wild Man for the Yellow Pocahontas Black masking Indians. He talked about his history of joining the Mardi Gras Indian group, the African spirituality, and his understanding of what it means to be part of the group.

Publication Date

1-1-2020

Publisher

Xavier University of Louisiana

City

New Orleans, Louisiana

Keywords

Mardi gras indians, New Orleans, Mardi Gras Indian suits, African diaspora

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Digital Humanities | Social and Cultural Anthropology

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

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Filmed and edited by Lexcie Thomas.

Produced and directed by Kim Vaz-Deville.

Time: 25 Minutes.

Interview with Ivan Watkins, Painter, Film Documentarian, Sculptor and Multimedia Artist Muralist.

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