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Once a collection of gray cinderblocks clinging to a mountainside, Jalousie (also spelled Jalouzi), a hillside slum of about 45,000 inhabitants in the city of Port-au-Prince on Haiti is being transformed into a bright and variegated zone. Launched in 2013, the $1.4 million project ‘Beauty versus Poverty: Jalousie in Colours’ began as response to Haiti’s devastating 2010 earthquake, which killed more than 230,000 people. When government funding for the project dried up, the local painter Duval Pierre made it his own, training and recruiting local children to help finish the job.
Directors: David Darg, Bryn Mooser
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Nature and landscape
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Design and fashion
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Thinkers and theories
Photographs offer a colonialist window to the past – one that must be challenged
Animals and humans
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