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Smithsonian Cultural Recovery Project

Detailed look at the conservation of cultural heritage in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. This cross organisational story explored the impact that the recovery and restoration of artwork had on Haitians. Full report published on Medium. Individual content packages used across organisations. 

Port au Prince, Haiti

With the International Rescue Committee we travelled around Port-au-Prince visiting various projects and talking to people about their impact. We also travelled to Jacmel to meet communities effected by the destruction there. 

Holy Trinity Cathedral 

Holy Trinity Cathedral 

We interviewed conservators about their work to restore the murals on the walls of Holy Trinity Cathedral. Viviana Dominguez photo

Hector Hyppolite’s Pot de Fleurs restored

Hector Hyppolite’s Pot de Fleurs restored

We spoke to gallery owners and artists about what they lost, what was restored, and the logistics of working with the Smithsonian Cultural Recovery Project. Zoe Tipler photo

Smithsonian Cultural Recovery Project

Smithsonian Cultural Recovery Project

We interviewed leading figures from the Smithsonian, ICCROM, UNESCO, Prince Claus Fund, the Haitian Government and Haitian cultural institutions. Smithsonian photo