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Artist Explores History Of Indigo In Exhibit Inspired By Haiti

WBUR’s Cristela Guerra takes us inside the latest work of renowned artist Firelei Báez, who explores the complicated history of the color indigo and pays homage to a majestic ruin in Haiti.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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Firelei Báez walks with a brush and paint can in hand as she works on her largest sculptural installation to date, a reimagined version of the archeological ruins of the Sans-Souci Palace in Haiti installed at the ICA Watershed in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Firelei Báez walks with a brush and paint can in hand as she works on her largest sculptural installation to date, a reimagined version of the archeological ruins of the Sans-Souci Palace in Haiti installed at the ICA Watershed in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)