The horrific loss of life and tremendous physical destruction of Port-au-Prince are mind boggling. The video below attests to it with emotion and passion. No one with a soul can listen to or view it without being tremendously moved.
"Are You Listening: A Love Song for Haiti" - Kirk Fanklin & Friends
But there is also another unimaginable price that not only Haitians but the entire world of art will now have to pay...
A Cultural Agony in a Nation Where Art is Life
Vibrant Haitian Art Vanishes in the Dust
Quakes Toll on Haitian Art, Heritage and Income
Unesco Urges Ban on Trade of Haitian Art
EXAMPLES of HAITIAN TEXTILE ART (sequined vodou flags are the best known examples):
Drapo Vodou: Haitian Vodou Flags (scroll down for many examples - click on pictures for close-up views)
Haitian Art - Voodoo Flags - click on pictures for close-up views
The Power of Haitian Art - click on pictures for close-up views