Author Archives: Justin Fernandez

HE WA‘A NO LEGBA – BOUTEY VODOU -2017

JUSTIN ALAPAKI FERNANDEZ HE WA‘A NO LEGBA – BOUTEY VODOU –2017 Glass bottle, burlap canvas, rope string, mirror, cork This piece explores and celebrates similarities between the island cultures of Haiti and Hawai‘i through the idea of traversing the vast ocean. Every journey has its beginnings and endings, and end of these points is a […]



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Chinese Altars and Spiritual Practice in the Informal Setting

     Altars are a common structure seen in many different kinds of places of worship across many different kinds of cultures. With the image of the altar comes along a preconceived notion about what it is, what purpose it serves, where it should be, and how it should look. Although altars are important aspects […]



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