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haiti

Jean Baptiste Jean Joseph

Jean Baptiste Jean Joseph, Voudoun artist at his home, Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, February 4, 2017 Jean Baptiste is one of the finest artists I have met in Haiti, and his work opens magical windows into his faith and voudoun. I felt it. And was sorely ...

Marie Olen

Marie Olen, at dawn, outside Charts Building, Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. May, 2015. From the song by Pedro Louis Ferrer, Ay Mariposa: sé que en el mundo hay dolor, pero no es dolor el mundo. The song is in the sound track of an exquisite and poignant ...

Jibenson Jeremie

Jibenson Jeremie, at home. Bois Jolie, Haiti. May, 2015 in between worlds. entire globes, bouncing against each other, not colluding, all colliding. an academic describes the lives of haitian peasants to me. i don’t recognize them. i know another ...

Jiflore Jean

Jiflore Jean, at home. Blanchard, Haiti. May, 2015 In the wake of yet another swarm of murder and ill-will, anger and grace, this time in Charleston, SC, I can’t help but wonder: How far have we come? Can we go further? Will we always enslave our ...

Gisland Jean

Gisland Jean, at home. Blanchard, Haiti. May, 2015 I have just about finished reading Ileana Rodríguez’ challenging and thought provoking book, ‘Transatlantic Topographies: Islands, Highlands and Jungles’. There is much to work through ...