tico armand

“A strong woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely. Her tears flow just as abundantly as her laughter. A strong woman is both soft and powerful. She is both practical and spiritual. A strong woman in her essence is a gift to the world. I am Tico Armand and I am a Fanm Djanm (Strong Woman)”

© island boi photography 2014


UNBROKEN (by Tico Armand)


So I came across this video today… For some odd reason I could not stop replaying it, it was doing something to me… Stirring something from within. Now, That something had absolutely no words for me to describe. It was just a mixture of emotions, of pain, sadness, happiness, freedom, and confidence all at the same time. It was a confrontation but yet also a deliberation. It was art at its purest form. An expression of honesty, hardship, heartache, success, and soul bearing. A story that a lot of women can relate to, untold feelings that many young men grow up with yet so complex that most time they remain unspoken. Fortunately we find peace, relaxation and freedom through poetry and music because of great artists like Tico who was able to bare her soul and formulate our reality through words that become life. An artist who was able to exercise the courage we sometimes lack to set us free. #ARTISFREEDOM

Nahomie Jean Louis