Interview with Ivan Watkins, Painter, Film Documentarian, Sculptor and Multimedia Artist Muralist.
Download Full Text
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.
Xavier University of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Mardi gras indians, New Orleans, Mardi Gras Indian suits, African diaspora
Arts and Humanities | Digital Humanities | Social and Cultural Anthropology
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
Vaz-Deville, Kim and Thomas, Lexcie, "Interview with Ivan Watkins, Painter, Film Documentarian, Sculptor and Multimedia Artist Muralist." (2020). Masked in Mardi Gras: Afro Diasporic Sacred Traditions in the New Orleans Carnival. 18.