Haiti, 2008 A photo essay
by Stefano Giovannini

Photos were taken in Jacmel, Haiti in September 2008. The coastal town had been hit by 4 hurricanes and flooding in the preceding weeks.

Stefano Giovannini is a self-taught photographer from Milan who relocated to New York City in the year 2000. He became interested in the arts and traditions of the Haitian community after a stay in Miami, and began covering the life and culture of the Haitian diaspora in Brooklyn. He has worked for both major and independent publications in Europe and the US, He is perhaps best known for his photographs of musicians, including Sonic Youth, Cat Power, DJ Olive, and many others.