5 results for month: 08/2012
Zanmi Lakay’s Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto 2012 was phenomenal! This year we held our second annual Youth Photo Camp, a collaborative community project in Jacmel, where young Haitian photojournalists shoot local daily assignments, learn vital skills, tell stories from a Haitian point of view, and promote progress in their own community. Joining us again were the staff and students of our partners Kole Zepol from Cité Soleil and Art Creation Foundation for Children (ACFFC) based in Jacmel, along with the Fosaj Art Center where our beautiful exhibition is still up through the month of August. Seven volunteer professional photographers and two technicians ...
A very nice shot from the final group edit by Yolene. Jacmel, Haiti. 2012©Yolene Felix, age 17 (ACFFC), Zanmi Lakay's Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto 2012
Zanmi Lakay works hard to bring much needed awareness of beautiful Haitian culture to our community back home by sharing the work of our artisan friends through Ti Maché sales. We love the incredible traditional metalwork by Jacques Eugene (l) and Linades Dorval (r) who live and work in Croix des Bouquet. 2012©Jennifer Cheek Pantaléon
Photography student Jeff Jean Baptiste, all dressed up for our opening reception, checks out the beautiful prints in the 2012 Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto 2012 Exhibition at the Fosaj Art Center in Jacmel. 2012©Jennifer Cheek Pantaléon
Beautiful self portrait by Pierre while covering his assignment on fishermen during last year's Photo Camp. 2011©Pierre Meristene, age 16 (ACFFC), Zanmi Lakay's Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto 2011