Ce fut aussi un vaste choix litteraire, politique, ideologique et humain, qui, par la voix de son initiateur Jean Price-Mars, invitait les ecrivains haitiens a << cesser d'etre des pasticheurs
pour devenir des createurs >> tout en restant attaches aux racines africaines.
Some have known from the start that it was no more than a painted corpse, but for others it has taken a little longer to work through the deceptively populist arguments of the pasticheurs
, the quasi-Classicists and the toy-town tarter-uppers towards the realization that while 'giving the people what they want' may sound like all-too-rare architectural humility, it has, with frightening rapidity, become no more than the pretty plaything of rampant capitalism.
By current accounting, history has, of course, been kinder to both Crimp's reflexive photographers and Ricard's pasticheurs
than to Lawson's self-styled School of Salle.