Above: Ceramic work by Morel Doucet.
Where do you find Black artists during Miami Art Week? Do Black artists exhibit during Art Basel Miami Beach? Do Black people even live in Miami? The answer to all of those questions is, YES! This guide will give you what you need to find Black artists during Art Basel Miami Beach.
I started the Black and Basel guide to help Art Basel Miami Beach visitors and South Florida locals find artists that look like them and speak to their experience. I often met and still meet people that visit the fairs and have no idea that you can find some of the best Black artists from all over the globe at most fairs on the beach and the many satellite fairs in the city. Here is my list of where to go. Some of the fairs mentioned are my favorites, and some of these listings are a must visit for out of town guests. I think its important to get to know the space you inhabit and to know the community that work in, even if its temporary. In other words, learn about the local Black artists and Black arts organizations in Miami.
Before you dive into the guide, here are some tips:
Dress for the change in temperature: This year, South Florida is expecting a cold front during Miami Art Week. Bring something that will block the chill, but can be easily put away for higher temperatures.
King tide is real: Bring a pair of rain boots just in case you are in a area with flooding.
Wear comfortable shoes: You will do a lot of walking, so a fly pair of sneakers will keep your feet happy.
Miami Beach is NOT Miami: Take time to visit the neighborhoods and cities like Little Haiti, Liberty City, Miami Gardens, Opa Locka, and North Miami.
1) Prizm Art Fair December 2-8 Alfred I. DuPont Building
169 East Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33131
Prizm is the premiere fair for African Diaspora art. Every year, collectors and art lovers converge for the best in up and coming artists. This year ,expect good work and a variety of activations. This year, the curatorial focus is Love in the Time of Hysteria . Expect to see Black Art in America, Tila Studios, N’Namdi Contemporary and Morton Fine Arts. You can watch me speak on a panel on Arts Publishing and 4 PM on December 6 , party with the Black Family and have delicious bites prepared by our official hotel, the Cooper Door
2) Art Basel Miami Beach December 4-8 1901 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The fair that kicked it off, this year expect to visit The Goodman Gallery, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, Kavi Gupta, David Castillo Gallery, Spruth Magers, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Sean Kelly, The Stevenson Gallery, Galerie Nordenhake, Hammer Gallery, Sikkema Jenkins, Gallery Lelong & Co (the gallerist for Barthélémy Toguo – one of my favorite artists), Hauser and Wirth, Marianne Boesky Gallery for Allison Janae Hamilton, Roberts Projects for Otis Quaicoe, Jack Shaiman, moniquemeloche. PLUS- Cinga Samson, Didier William, Issac Jullien, Amoako Boafo, Theaster Gates, Mary Sibande, Purvis Young, Simphiwe Ndzube, Yinka Shonibare CBE, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Sam Gilliam, Vaughn Spann, Simone Leigh, and Wangechi Mutu .
3) Art Africa Miami December 3-8 920 NW 2nd Ave, 920 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
Art Africa was conceived by Bayunga Kialeuka and powered by the determination of Neil Hall. Seven years later Art Africa is still going strong with African diaspora artists.
4) Art Beat Miami December 4-8 5925 NE 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33137
ART BEAT MIAMI celebrates its 5th year anniversary at the iconic Caribbean Marketplace in Little Haiti with its annual Art Fair showcasing the works of more than 30 emerging and renowned local, international and celebrity artists. ART BEAT MIAMI will launch on Wednesday, December 4th, with an opening Reception/Preview Party celebrating a one of a kind experience of visual art, music, and food inspired by the people and culture of the Caribbean, an appearance by Anthony Hamilton and musical performances by Mikaben and Sarah Jane Rameau.
5) The African Heritage Cultural Art Center (AHCAC) December 7 6161 NW 22nd Avenue Miami, FL 33142
This year the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center presents art and blues to kick off #blackandbasel with great music and an exhibit White Noise by Morel Doucet. Spend the day with great music, food, and community.
6) Aqua Art Miami December 6-10 48 NW 29th Street Miami, FL 33127
Aqua returns with a lineup focused mainly on U.S. based galleries. Aqua provides unconventional space for up and coming artists.
7) Art Miami/Context December 3-8 One Herald Plaza (NE 14th Street & Biscayne Bay), Miami, FL 33132
Art Miami/Context is two fairs in one. Go to see Troy Simmons, work by Elizabeth Catlett and stop by Bernice Steinbaum for work by María Magdalena Campos Pons. Also, view Jean Michel Basquiat at Context
8) The Betsy Hotel 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach,33139
Announces artists, exhibitions, partnerships, and programs for Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019, Maria Magdalena Compos-Pons, an art talk moderated by Dr. Deborah Willis and a panel featuring Rosie Gordon Wallace.
9) Griots Gallery 8260 NE 2nd Avenue 33138
Griots Gallery, founded by Dr. Michael Butler is a neighborhood gem that exhibits Dr. Butler’s personal art collection. This year, the gallery invites the artists in the collection to Miami to show and sell new work.
10) Haitian Heritage Museum December 4, 2019 4141 NE 2nd Ave. Unit 105-C Miami, FL 33137
The Haitian Heritage Museum’s Art Week Miami Exhibition Series opens up cross-border dialogues through vibrant artistic expressions from the Diaspora. The Haitian Heritage Museum Haiti A La Mode: Contmeporary exhbition featuring works by renowned Haitian American visual artists Morel Doucet, Vanessa Craan, Natacha Thys, and Philippe Attie. The show frames an exploration into the Contemporary spectrum of works by Afro Caribbean Artists and their role in propelling culture that shapes our communoities. The show runs from Dec. 4, through April 25, 2020.
11) Point Comfort Art Fair December 5-8, 249 NW 9th Street Miami, FL 33136
During Art Basel/Miami Art Week/Soul Basel 2019 Hampton Art Lovers will introduce Point Comfort Art Fair and Show in historic Overtown at the Historic Ward Rooming House. Point Comfort Art Fair and Show comprises an art exhibition inside the gallery and an art fair behind the gallery in a full enclosed, climate-controlled tent.
12) Who Owns Black Art? ZEAL Multimedia Group and partners present a multi-day pop-up exhibition 246 Northwest 54th Street Miami, FL 33127
In the international Black Diaspora year of return, ZEAL and partners interrogate the intersection of art, culture, politics, identity and history in the establishment of art institutions, placemaking and cultural equity; asking the question Who Owns Black Art?
Who Owns Black Art? Is a large scale pop-up art exhibition, cultural convening, and cultural equity strategy hub marking the 400th year commemoration of the TransAtlantic Slave Trade and the 12th month of the Year of Return declared by the Ghanaian government.
Program: Who Owns Black Art? will celebrate the depth, the joy, the pain, the struggle, the triumph and endurance that IS the Black Diaspora. With five (5) creative programming elements over 3 days. Experience art, music, ceremony, food, panel discussions, interactive place-making and many other engaging onsite activation.
13) New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) December 5-9 59 NW 14 Street, Miami, FL 33136
New Art Dealers Alliance is another one of our favorite fairs. This year, go to see work by incredible young galleries and new artists. We are excited to see Sean-Kierre Lyons & ALICIA MERSY
Sunday, December 8, 2pm.
14) NSU Art Museum through July 5, 2020 One East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. 33301
Transitions and Transformations
I Paint my Reality: Surrealism in Latin America
On view through July 3, 2020, these expansive exhibits is comprehensive installation of NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s collection. It includes works by such artists as: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente, Asger Jorn, Karel Appel, Henry Heerup, Charles Biederman, Anthony Hill, Louise Nevelson, Agostino Bonalumi, Lucio Fontana, Mimmo Rotella, Elaine de Kooning, Philip Guston, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Jose Bedia, Tracey Emin, Teresita Fernandez, Theaster Gates, Sam Gilliam, Jenny Holzer, Mona Hatoum, Barbara Kruger, Glenn Ligon, Ana Mendieta, Robert Morris, Zanele Muholi, Serge Nitegeka, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Purvis Young and others.
15) Perez Art Museum (PAMM) 1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132
PAMM never disappoints! This year, enjoy The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art is a thematic group exhibition centered on the question, “what might a Caribbean future look like?” With a series of newly commissioned works, The Other Side of Now seeks to think beyond narratives of catastrophe that continue to frame the region in terms of then and now. In this exhibition, the region is conceptualized as both a complex spatial configuration and a temporal formation, engaging diasporic voices alongside artists living in the insular Caribbean. The Other Side of Now features 14 artists who engage future time through personal experiences, collective memories, and historical legacies.
Also, What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey features selections from gifts made by Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles–based collector, scholar, and advocate, who has donated 60 artworks to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) since 2016. Of the 28 artists represented in Bailey’s gift, all but two are new additions to PAMM collection.
Few of these artists received formal instruction. Most overcame hardship, particularly those living in the Deep South during the Jim Crow era. Still, in spite of the challenges before them, as the title of this inclusive exhibition confirms, they have been carried over by their respective commitments to their unique practices, creating inspiring works in a variety of media such as drawing, painting, and sculpture.
16) Pulse Art Fair December 5-8 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL33140
Pulse is one of our favorite fairs and this year we’re very excited about the galleries and projects. Pulse features Nil Gallery, the gallerist for photographer Prince Gyasi.
17) Scope Art Fair Miami Beach December 4-9 801 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139
Scope is the fair for you if you are looking to buy pieces from you and seasoned artists that you enjoy on Instagram. Visit Gallerie Myrtis Fine Art for work by Ronald Jackson.
18) Spectrum Art/Red Dot Miami December 4-8 Mana Wynwood 2217 NW 5th Avenue @ 318 NW 23rd Street Miami, FL 33127
If you want to go to a major fair but can’t afford a hefty entrance price, Spectrum is where you need to go. Spectrum/Red Dot has an eclectic line up and is the place to see Woodrow Nash.
19) Untitled Art Fair December 5-9, 2018 Ocean Dr &, 12th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
This is a Black and Basel approved art fair with 50 Golborne Art where you will find Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Addis Fine Art from Ethiopia, Amani Lewis at DeBuck Gallery, and Lavar Munroe at Jenkins Johnson Gallery.
20) YoungArts Gallery Within Interdependence Curated by Deanna Haggag through December 13 2100 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33137
Considering ideas of interdependence, intimacy, and the bodymind, Within Interdependence weaves together works that focus on each artist’s connection to their bodies in a rapidly changing ecological, metaphysical and social world. While entering from numerous vantage points, each selected work in the exhibition attempts to draw out what inherently connects us to ourselves, the people around us, and the lands we live on. It is in this spirit of interdependence—an admission that we cannot self-actualize without one another.
21) DIAGO: THE PASTS OF THIS AFRO-CUBAN PRESENT Lowe Art Museum 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124
A leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971) has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation. This retrospective traces Diago’s singular efforts to construct new pasts; the pasts required to explain the racial tensions of contemporary Cuba, the pasts of this Afro-Cuban present. Guest curated by Dr. Alejandro de la Fuente (Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Professor of African and African American Studies, Director of the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, and Chair of the Cuba Studies Program at Harvard University), and presented in collaboration with the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora (Miami MoCAAD) with support from Cernuda Arte, Eric G. and Donna Johnson, and Laura Hull for their invaluable support of this project.
22) The Rubell Museum 1100 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127
American painters whose work is included in the Rubells’ traveling exhibition 30 Americans, opening at the Barnes Foundation on October 27, including Nina Chanel Abney, Rashid Johnson, Henry Taylor, Hank Willis Thomas, Mickalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, Kehinde Wiley, and Purvis Young. Also, look for work by Jonathan Lyndon Chase and Amoako Boafo.
23) The Urban Miami 1000 Northwest 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33136
Art Xpressions is Soul Basel’s closing event experience that celebrates unique artists, crafts and culinary brands in the heart of the heritage district of Overtown. Featuring popular international Nigerian-American illustrator, Chukwunonso Ofili; guests can register for an intimate Sip and Stroke Session while enjoying live music, food, entertainment, arts & crafts from vendors across the country exhibiting during Miami Art Basel Week.
24) The Bass Museum 2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Inspired by the local New Jersey play ‘Put a Little Sugar in my Bowl’ organized and performed by the artists’ mother, friends, and family as well as the parties hosted by the artist’s mother in the late 1970s, Mickalene Thomas: Better Nights is an installation that will transform the galleries into an immersive art experience for the duration of the exhibition.
Better Nights will present a schedule of programming arranged by the artist, including live performances, concerts, activations, a live bar and appearances by guest DJs. The first chapter, Better Days, took place at the Galerie Volkhaus in Basel, Switzerland during Art Basel 2013.
25) N’Nandi Contemporary 6505 NE 2nd Ave. Miami. FL 33138
N’Nandi Contemporary Gallery celebrates the life of Ed Clark with music art and a lot Detroit vibes.
26) Creative Minds Talks with Kehinde Wiley and Swizz Beatz New World Center 500 17th St,
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Painter Kehinde Wiley and music producer and dynamo collector Kasseem Dean—a.k.a Swizz Beatz—will be kicking off the fair with a star-studded night of cocktails and conversation, organized by Creative Minds Talks, on Monday, December 2. The talk is a fundraiser for Wiley’s Black Rock in Dakar, Senegal.
27) CADA Conversations 770 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL 33161
The Annual CADA Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art was founded by Global Scholar, Art Advisor, and Curator of Diaspora Art, Ludlow E. Bailey, in 2009 at the University of Miami during the Annual Art Basel Festivities in Miami, Fl.
This year’s panelists will include Hannah O’ Leary, Director of Modern and Contemporary African Art, Sotheby’s London, Dr. Moyo Okediji, Professor of African Art and Art History, University of Texas, Austin, Dr. Cheryl Finley, Professor of Visual Culture, Spellman, Dr. Chenzira Davis Kahina, Director of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Institute, Julie Walker, Art Critic and Nigerian American actress of Black Panther fame, Sopo Aluko.
28) AFRIKIN®: Art of Conversation New World Center 500 17th Street Miami Beach 33139
During Miami Art Week / Art Basel (2019), AFRIKIN® Talks’ Art of Conversation brings together speakers that reverberate the voices of previous leaders who faced historical turning points in their struggle for equal rights, love, justice, respect and unity. Speakers include David Banner American rapper, record producer, actor, activist, and philanthropist; Amara La Negra, Afro-Latina recording artist and reality star from Dominican Republic; Prince Ermias Selassie, grandson of H.I.M. Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; Samia Nkrumah, daughter of President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah from Ghana; Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Pan-African activist Marcus Garvey from Jamaica; Vaughn Benjamin, Prolific Speaker and Singer Songwriter from USVI.
28) The Visual Life of Social Affliction Little Haiti Cultural Center Gallery 212 Northeast 59th Terrace Miami, FL 33137
The Small Axe Project in partnership with The Little Haiti Cultural Center and the Haitian Arts Alliance, invites you to attend the official Art Basel Miami opening of the exhibition The Visual Life of Social Affliction. It features the work of ten global Caribbean artists including Blue Curry, Florine Demosthene, Ricardo Edwards, Patricia Kaersenhout, Miguel Luciano, Anna Jane McIntyre, Rene Pena, Marcel Pinas, Belkis Ramirez and Kara Springer. This exhibition seeks to generate a public conversation shaped by a studied engagement of artwork centered on long-standing experiences of social suffering in the Caribbean.
29) Sanford Biggers at David Castillo Gallery 420 LINCOLN ROAD
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33139
David Castillo Gallery is proud to present Sanford Biggers’ Quadri ed Angeli, the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition is focused on new quilt paintings and sculptural quilts.
A multi-disciplinary artist, Biggers’ antique quilts feature in his practice as a lexicon of layered histories and symbols that examine the history of the United States and its legacy of enslavement and social inequity as well as sacred geometry, sampling and Buddhist Thangkas. The artist approaches these quilts as a collaborator with their original makers, reconfiguring materials to be cut, recombined, painted or collaged into repeating visual references. His quilt works are imbued with a mixture of recognizable imagery of constellation patterns or tree root systems alongside subtle silhouettes, symbols and gestures that could serve as navigation markers or imply (dis)embodied entities. Afro-futurism inflects these works with motifs of survival and transcendence. To this end, Biggers frames his exploration of these histories through the idea that “Harriet Tubman was an astronaut” for her role in leading enslaved peoples from “the south to the north by navigating the stars.”
30) GRAND OPENING Faena Festival: The Last Supper Faena Hotel Miami Beach 3201 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33140
Faena Festival: The Last Supper with seminal works, new commissions, installations, videos, and performances by Sophia Al-Maria, Yael Bartana, Andrea Büttner, Myrlande Constant, Gabriel Chaile, Jim Denevan, Camille Henrot, Zhang Huan, Christian Jankowski, Lunafridge, Ana Mendieta, Jumana Manna, Jillian Mayer, Pedro Neves Marques, The Propeller Group, Emeka Ogboh, Grethell Rasúa, Martha Rosler, Jamilah Sabur, Osías Yanov, and Antonia Wright.
6:00PM Welcome Cocktail. Remarks by Alan Faena and Mayor Dan Gelber. Faena Forum.
7:00PM Unmasking of ‘Miami Buddha’ by Zhang Huan. Faena Beach (Entrance through Faena Hotel)
Join Faena for the US Premiere of ‘Faith Ringgold: Tell it Like It Is’
This documentary is made by the BBC as part of the art series Imagine created by Alan Yentov.
Thursday December 5, 5:30 PM
(limited capacity) Screening Room, Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Saturday December 7, 6:00 PM
Open Air Cinema, Faena Beach
31) Pratt Presents: In the Margins The SunTrust Pavillion 500 17th St. Miami Beach, FL 33139
This panel during Art Basel Miami Beach will discuss ways in which contemporary artists address social change and how institutions can support more artist-centered models for cultural engagement. Panelists include artist and curator Dell M. Hamilton; Patton Hindle, Senior Director of Arts at Kickstarter; and Derrick Adams, artist and Pratt Alumnus. Ashley James, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, will moderate the discussion. A reception on the Rooftop Garden will immediately follow.
Panel discussion from 11 AM to noon
Reception immediately following
32) Opening reception for the Elizabeth Catlett: The Future of Equality Exhibition Miami-Dade Public Library System 101 West Flagler Street Miami, FL 33130
Join DCAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for an opening reception Friday, December 6, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00 pmA Miami-Dade Public Library System exhibition in collaboration with the Dade County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
33) The Other Side of the Tracks: Miami Art Basel Photo Exhibit Miami Light Project Inc 404 Northwest 26th Street Miami, FL 33127
The Other Side of the Tracks is a documentary photo series by award winning photographer Symone Titania Major. The Other Side of the Tracks is an exhibit that documents the displacment of community members in Overtown & Wynwood. Symone’s work of The Other Side of the Tracks is a reciepient of Oolite Arts’ The Ellies Creator Award. Please join her at The Light Box and take a walk through both communites as she frames the work in B&W photography.
34) All Power to the People Presented by the Adrienne Arscht Center and Kindred Arts, Inc. , OLCDC, and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator
Celebrate the unveiling of Hank Willis Thomas All Power to the People in the Adrienne Arscht Thompson Plaza for the Arts December 3rd at 8 PM.
35) Hank Willis Thomas Installation 920 NW 9th Ave Miami
Experience the work of Hank Willis Thomas at the Overtown location for the Harlem staple, Red Rooster.
36) Muse Art Fair Gates Hotel South Beach 2360 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
More than 15 artists from the across the Caribbean will merge at the 3rd MUSE Modern & Contemporary Art Fair held during The 2019 Art Basel and Miami Art Week at the Gates Hotel Miami Beach, December 3-8. The five-day art fair also includes workshops for artists and an opening night reception at 6pm on December 3rd which is also a fundraiser for artists of the Bahamas who were hurt by Hurricane Dorian.
Three premiere women artists representing The Bahamas, including Averia Wright, Tamika Galanis and Jodi Minnis will showcase their work. Nassau native Wright, who is a graduate of Ohio University, is an interdisciplinary artist known for her sculpture and ceramic artworks. Galanis is a documentarian and multimedia visual artist. She earned her Masters of Fine Arts from Duke University after completing her Associates of Fine Art program from the College of the Bahamas. Jodi Minnis who produces inter-disciplinary artwork focused on Bahamian women, is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Tampa.
37) The Kingdom of This World, Reimagined Little Haiti Cultural Center Satellite Gallery 301 NE 61st St Miami, 33137 December 6, 2019 -January 20, 2020
The Kingdom of This World, Reimagined celebrates the 70th anniversary of Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier’s historical novel, The Kingdom of This World (1949), a descriptive and imaginative dive into the volatile epoch of the Haitian Revolution, 150 years before Carpentier’s time (1791–1804). The exhibition brings to life the slippages of past and present manifest in Carpentier’s text through a dynamic grouping of contemporary artworks, each of which responds to the novel’s vivid and violent descriptions of colonial enslavement and the struggle for black freedom and nation.
38) KILOMBO: A Photographic Journey Through a Mystical Universe
Featuring the work of Maria Daniel Alcazar Iris PhotoCollective ArtSpace
225 NE 59th Street, Miami FL 33137
Opening reception with artist:
Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, 7pm
Salon conversation and book signing:
Friday, Dec. 6th, 5pm
Youth photography workshop:
Saturday Dec. 7th, 9am-11am
Master photography workshop:
Sunday Dec. 8th, 10am – 5pm
Miami Art Week gallery hours:
Wednesday – Saturday, 11am-9pm
All other times by appointmentIris PhotoCollective is pleased to present KILOMBO, a fine art photography exhibition featuring the works of Maria Daniel Balcazar documenting the lives of the Quilombos in Brazil. Curator Carl Juste investigates the connections between black Brazilians and the cultural and religious expressions transported from Africa. In Brazil, Quilombo represents an autonomous community where runaway enslaved Africans planted the seeds of Afro-Brazilian heritage. The title of the book, Kilombo, was chosen to honor its Bantu origin, while also highlighting its meaning as a haven from injustice and violence. It is a symbol of dignity and freedom with an emphasis on the resistance and transcendence of the African diaspora generation after generation.
39) Speak 5505 NW 7th Ave Miami 33127
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6TH for 7pm at the @rootsblackhouse , ROOTS x KAWD Art @kawdartgallery proudly present, “SPEAK”. Come out to view new works of art by KAWD and listen to some of the best poets/musicians from the 225 and 305. You don’t want to miss this spectacular event.
40. Jakmel Art Gallery Presents: Gede Basel
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5TH for 7:30pm at 154 NW 37th St, Miami, FL 33127 Featuring Jude Papaloko, THEGENIUS, Marc Baptiste, and Alex Dumas
Map by Sumaiyah Wade