AJ+ Sculpting Vodou Gods Out Of Skulls and Trash

Internationally exhibited artist André Eugène sculpts Vodou gods out of scrap metal, carved wood, computer gadgets, human bones and refuse. Eugene’s studio, in a downtown Port-au-Prince ghetto, has been described as “the Sistine Chapel of the New World, or at…

Al Jazeera Magazine: The fight for the soul of San Francisco

Al Jazeera Magazine: The fight for the soul of San Francisco

It is an iconic city famed for its radicalism, but can its spirit of protest now be galvanised to tackle the technocracy changing its character and pricing long-time residents out? By Isabeau Doucet – 5 December 3013. Published in the…

Video Slideshow: Kanaval in Cap Haitian and Milot, Haiti

Video Slideshow: Kanaval in Cap Haitian and Milot, Haiti

Here’s a video slideshow of Haiti’s national Kanaval, held in the northern city of Cap Haitian in mid February 2013. I took a tap tap north from Cite Soleil and another from Cap Haitian to the town of Milot, took…