Three Photographs by Daniel Morel

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Daniel Morel, Golden Slave, 2004. A Haitian dancer dressed as an African about to be taken into slavery waits to start his performance on the lawn of Haiti’s National Palace during the ceremony honoring Haiti’s bicentennial, January 1, 2004. All images courtesy of Daniel Morel and Jane Regan.

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Haitian Vodou and Catholic pilgrims cleanse themselves in the sacred Saut d’Eau waterfalls on the eve of the nearby Ville Bonheur’s patron saint day for Our Lady of Mount Carmel, July, 2004.

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A young boy wearing a cast-off Haitian policeman’s hat plays with his friends in Port-au-Prince’s Village of Peace slum.

—Daniel Morel has been documenting his native Haiti for over two decades, working for the wires, newspapers, magazines, and publishers. With journalist and cinematographer Jane Regan, Morel runs Wozo Productions, a multimedia partnership in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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BOMB 90, Winter 2005

Featuring interviews with Vargas-Suarez Universal and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Vladimir Cybil and Jerry Philogene, Carlos Eire and Silvana Paternostro, David Scott and Stuart Hall, Evelyne Trouillot, Sibylle Fisher, Carlos B. Cordova and Daniel Flores y Ascencio, Damas “Fanfan” Louis and Michael Zwack, and Peniel Guerrier and Yvonne Daniel. 

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