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Haiti Sauvage


Famed photographer René Durocher's exhibit "Haiti Sauvage" is currently on display at the Institut Francais d'Haiti (IFH). The 65-photograph show is a first for Durocher, whose theme for the show is the country’s wild flora and fauna. Each photograph represents plant and animal life from Durocher’s treks through the country’s forests and mountains, as part of his ongoing quest to safeguard Haiti’s natural heritage by capturing the beauty of the country’s plants, trees, and endangered animals. His goal is to raise awareness of the need to protect the environment, particularly in light of recent ecological disasters.


When asked about the exhibit’s subjects, Durocher answered, “We are still in the concrete jungles and in the urban areas. We forget that there are creatures of nature, little wonders that we do not know; that inhabit our environment. Wild Haiti is to raise consciousness about biodiversity. It is these animals that keep our forests, our nature - if we continue to participate in their degradation, future generations will not know that they existed." “Haiti Sauvage” will remain on display until 11:00 p.m. on March 20. For details, contact the Institut Francais d'Haiti at +509 28 13 0014.

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