Graffiti #1

19 04 2010

Throughout Port-au-Prince, graffiti is an interesting indicator of social sentiment. Sometimes can be frankly political:

Toupatou nan Pòtoprens, grafiti a se yon miwa enteresan pou panse sosyal yo.  Pafwa li kapab direkman politik:

"Down with MINUSTAH, Long Live Aristide" -- Bel-Air, October 2009 © 2010 Stories from Haiti

Some of it is simply utilitarian.  Gen kèk ki senpleman itil.

"Everything is Free," Cite Soleil, October 2009© 2010 Stories from Haiti

And there is some that is purely artistic.  E nou gen kèk ki vreman atistik.

Old Michael/Young Michael, Bel-Air, October 2009 © 2010 Stories from Haiti

After the earthquake, new forms of graffiti have emerged here.

Aprè evenman an, nouvo jan grafiti te gaye isit la.

Route Delmas, April 2010 © 2010 Stories from Haiti

Route Delmas, April 2010 © 2010 Stories from Haiti

"We Need Some Help" -- Route Delmas, April 2010

Route de Freres, April 2010


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