Press


CASTE | CAST


Mark Sheerin, Interwoven Histories: Exploring Britain and Haiti, Hyperallergic, (May 2014)

Sarah Phillips, Leah Gordon: My Best Shot, The Guardian, (June 2012)

Evelyne Politanoff, Leah Gordon: ‘Caste’ The Nine Degrees Of Skin Color, Huffington Post, (July 2012)

Picture Preview, Leah Gordon portraits of Caste, The Independent, (June 2012)


KANAVAL


Watch KANAVAL: A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF HAITI IN SIX CHAPTERS on BBC iPlayer

Joshua Jelly-Shapiro, KANAVAL: The splendors and spirits of carnival in Jacmel, Haiti, Pioner Works Broadcast (Feb 2023)

In conversation with Leah Gordon, FLO London (Feb 2023)

Frankie MacEachen, Kanaval, We Are RPS (March 2023)

Sarah Moroz, Photographing 20 years of Haitian carnivals, i-D vice (Feb 2023)

Leah Gordon in conversation with Claire Tancons, Ed Cross Fine Art Video (Feb 2023)

Spotlight: In Leah Gordon’s Empathetic Photographs, Haitian Carnival Culture Bursts Forth in a New Show Spanning Decades, Art Net (Jan 2023)

Angelica Villa, Decades of Resistance in Haiti’s Streets Are Surveyed in Miami Photography Exhibition, ArtNews (Dec 2022)

Charlotte Harding, Behind the mask: Portraits of a Haitian carnival, British Journal of Photography (Dec 2022)

Miss Rosen, Leah Gordon’s Kaleidoscopic Portrait of Carnival in Haiti, AnOther Magazine (Nov 2022)

Husna Ara, KANAVAL: KEEPING HAITI’S HISTORY ALIVE, New Internationalist (Nov 2022)

Sarah Gilbert, The disconcerting spectacle of carnival in Haiti – in pictures, Guardian (Nov 2022)

Phuong Le, Kanaval: A People’s History of Haiti in Six Chapters review – spirited and striking, Guardian (Nov 2022)

Ela Bittencourt, Kanaval: A People’s History of Haiti in Six Chapters, Sight & Sound (Oct 2022)

Chen Wei Hannah, A Tribute to Haitian heritage — Kanaval, Pi Media (Oct 2022)

Jordan Cracknell, Kanaval: A People’s History of Haiti in Six Chapters, The Indiependent (Oct 2022)

Sarah Jacobs, Kanaval: Three Centuries of Haitian History Told Through a Carnival Lens, Sounds & Colours (Oct 2022)

Sean O'Hagan, Behind the Mask: Kanaval captures the hidden Haiti, The Guardian (July 2010)

Diana Damian, Leah Gordon: Kanaval – Vodou, Politics And Revolution On The Streets Of Haiti, Artists' Newsletter, (June 2012)


KINGDOM OF THIS WORLD | TRIPTYCH


Clare Tancons, Shaping The Kingdom of this World in the Mother of all Lands: Visual Sovereignty in Haïti under Epochal Ungovernance, KoTW Exhibition (2021)


VERNACULAR UNIVERSALISM |FREEMASONS IN HAITI


Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Picturing Haiti’s Freemasons, New York Review of Books, (May 2018)

Lucy Bourton, Leah Gordon photographs the Freemasons of contemporary Haiti, It's Nice That, (June 2017)


AIRPORT PRAYER SPACES


Kadish Morris, Photographing Prayer Spaces in Airports Around the World, AnOther Magazine, (August 2017)

Palaces of Amens, Esquire Russia, (Sept 2014)


THE TAILORS OF PORT-AU-PRINCE


Ben Fountain, What the Eye Feels: Leah Gordon and the Tailors of Port-au-Prince, Photoworks Magazine, (October 2016)


LEATHER DYKES


Alexandra Manatakis, The mag that captured the zeitgeist of London’s fetish scene, Dazed Digital, (Sept 2017)


ST KUNIGUNDIS CHURCH | DOCUMENTA FIFTEEN


The Collective Power of Atis Rezistans, Frieze (Feb 2023)

Andrew Durbin, Editors’ Picks: Six Standout Projects from Documenta 15, Frieze (July 2022)

Amritha Amranand, Art of Precarity, Bangkok Post (Oct 2022)

Nadine Khalil, The DIY Chaos of Documenta 15, Frieze (July 2022)

Emily Watlington, Documenta 15 Diary: Beyond Borders, Art in America (June 2022)

Paris Lettau, documenta fifteen, Memo Review (Sept 2022)

John Quin, The Importance Of Being Earnest: Five Highlights From Documenta 15, The Quietus (Sept 2022)

Hakan Topal, Beyond the Controversies, Documenta Is a Remarkable Gathering of Voices, Hyperallergic (June 2022)

Stephanie Bailey, documenta fifteen is a sum of its parts, not a single event, Ocula Art (July 2022)

Kristian Vistrup Madsen, BAH LUMBUNG, Art Forum (June 2022)

J.J. Charlesworth, Documenta 15 Review: Who Really Holds Power in the Artworld?, Art Review (June 2022)

Art Viewer (Sept 2022)

In Pictures: See Photos of the Dizzying Array of Artworks on View at the Highly Controversial Documenta 15 in Kassel, Artnet (June 2022)


documenta fifteen, Installation View, Contemporary & (June 2022)


PÒTOPRENS


Maymanah Farhat, The Ten Best Art Books of 2022, Brooklyn Rail (Jan 2023)

Victoria Valentine, The 18 Best Black Art Books of 2022, Culture Type (Jan 2023)

Roberta Smith, Four Knockout Group Shows to See Now, New York Times (Oct 2018)

David D'Arcy, Skulls and sequins: book celebrates the art of the Haitian streets, The Art Newpaper (May 2022)

Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince, Art Forum (Dec 2018)

Valantina Di Liscia, The Transcendent Spirit of Haitian Contemporary Art, Hyperallergic (Nov 2018)

Amber Jamilla Musser and Maureen Catbagan, PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince, Brooklyn Rail (Sept 2018)

Susannah Greenblatt, PÒTOPRENS: Translating Place at the Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince Exhibit, Words Without Borders (Jan 2019)