NoMi “Kamion Lakay” Box
Reproduction on vinyl of an original oil-on-canvas painting wrapped over a City of North Miami gray utility box
Artist, Sophia Lacroix, invites you to visit her U-wrap NoMi “Kamion Lakay” box located at the northwest corner of 125th Street and NE 8th Avenue in North Miami. North Miami promotes the arts through the CRA “Art In Public Places” programs. Kamion Lakay, is a utility box wrapped with a vinyl reproduction of a previous painting titled, Kamion Lakay (down home truck), celebrating though a colorful and popular mode of transportation in Lacroix’s homeland. The kamion is viewed on a mountainous country road filled to capacity with passengers and goods. This evocative image illuminates North Miami’s Haitian community and honors the city that is home to Florida’s largest Haitian community.
Take selfies in front of Sophia’s box and post them on Instagram with #AIMBiennial2023, and tag @Sophia_Lacroix_Artist.
Location: northwest corner of 125th Street, NE 8th Ave, North Miami, FL
Sophia Lacroix was born and raised in Haiti. She migrated to the U.S. at age 15. Earned a BS from the University of Florida. Lacroix creates hyper-realistic oil paintings focused on nostalgia and the quotidian life in Haiti.