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Mythologies Louisianaises (2019)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-02-01

Duration: 00:08:03

Subjects: Arts | Mythology | French language | Creole dialects


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Mayers, Jonathan Interviewee
  • St. Laurent, Clif Interviewee


This segment from the February 1, 2019, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features James Fox-Smith’s interview with Jonathan Mayers, painter, and Clif St. Laurent, actor and musician. They discuss their collaboration with poet and writer Beverly Matherne and other Louisiana artists on “Mythologies Louisianaises,” which aims to preserve Louisiana mythology and the three languages in which these stories were originally told, English, Louisiana French, and Kouri-Vini, or Louisiana Creole.