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The website is published by UMANUM-ICC, a Haitian organization whose head office is located at

13B rue Wilson 2, Port-au-Prince, Haiti


The website is hosted by Wix 

Wix Online Platform Limited 

Address: 1 Grant's Row, Dublin 2 D02HX96, Ireland.

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  • Password: The "Password" is confidential information, which the User must keep secret, allowing him, used in conjunction with his Identifier, to prove his identity.



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The service is accessible free of charge to any User with Internet access. Certain sections of the site are reserved for Members after identification using their Username and Password.

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The Publisher implements all reasonable means at its disposal to ensure quality access to the Service, but is under no obligation to do so. The Publisher cannot be held responsible for any malfunction of the network or servers or any other event beyond reasonable control, which would prevent or degrade access to the Service.


The Publisher also reserves the right to interrupt, temporarily suspend or modify without notice access to all or part of the Service, in order to ensure its maintenance, or for any other reason, without the interruption entitles you to any obligation or compensation.

The Site reserves the right to refuse access to the Service, unilaterally and without prior notification, to any User who does not comply with these Terms of Use.



Intellectual property

The general structure of the site, as well as the texts, graphics, images, sounds and videos composing it, are the property of the Publisher or its partners. Any representation and/or reproduction and/or partial or total exploitation of the content and services offered by the site, by any process whatsoever, without the prior written authorization of the Publisher and/ or its partners, is strictly prohibited and could lead to legal proceedings, in particular for counterfeiting.


The User is solely responsible for the User Content that he puts online via the Service, as well as for the texts and/or opinions that he formulates. He undertakes in particular that this data is not likely to harm the legitimate interests of third parties whatsoever, in particular by hateful, pornographic content or incitement to stigmatizing behavior. As such, it guarantees the Publisher against all claims, based directly or indirectly on these comments and/or data, which may be brought by anyone against the Publisher or its partners. The Publisher reserves the right to delete all or part of the User Content, at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without prior warning or justification. The User cannot assert any claim in this regard.


UMANUM-ICC is a Haitian non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen the capacities of organizations from the creative and cultural industries in Haiti. The site is a crossroads of information concerning the activities of Umanum-art, artists and cultural organizations. This site also aims to enhance the heritage and encourages researchers, academics and art lovers to share and enrich the information available on Haitian artistic and cultural practices. In this context, the Service publishes various contents as well as reproductions of works. The Publisher does everything possible in the complex Haitian context to obtain the consent of the artists concerned or their heirs. In the event of a dispute concerning the right of representation of certain documents, the Publisher undertakes to remove any disputed content upon simple detailed request addressed to the Publisher and/or its partners. 

Credit of works

Untitled (market scene)

Wilson BIGAUD, circa 1990

©Private collection of Judith MICHEL

Untitled (The Faces of Covid series)

Patrick VILAIRE, 2021

©Patrick Vilaire private collection

Untitled (wild foliage, blue)

Sebastien JEAN, 2018

©Private collection of Judith MICHEL

Untitled (part of the Jalousie mural)

Patrick VILAIRE, 2000

Untitled (The Hypnotic Dove)

Gérard FORTUNÉ (known as GERARD), circa 2010

©Private collection of Judith MICHEL

Photo credit per page

Educate through the arts | ©️Jean Valder ALLEGED

K2D management reports| ©️Reginald LOUISSAINT Jr

The artisans and artists of the Grand'Rue| ©️Valérie BAERISWYL

Networking for the creation and dissemination of Caribbean arts| ©️Valérie BAERISWYL

Festival Reading | ©️Yves Osner DORVIL


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