"Haiti en 26 lettres"
In this series of vector illustrations, I matched a letter of the alphabet to one or more typical Haitian objects, traditions, and people.It is to pay homage to the rich culture and folklore of my country
B is for:
The company that produces this rhum is one of Haiti's oldest, and its rhum is one of the country's most famous exports, widely regarded as among the finest rhums in the world. The brand and the product are engrained in the country's folklore, often used in voodoo celebrations.
B is for
Tradidional haitian canoe, made from a carved and burnt tree trunk.
C is for
The hibiscus flower, commonly called "choublack" in creole is the country's national flower.
L is for
Name of the character created by Haiti's first and most famous comedian, actor and theater performer:Theodore Beaubrun. His
M is for
Street merchant, usually female, selling fruits, vegetables or anything commercially viable. These women are the pillars of Haitian society
T is for
Small gas lamp, usually made from recycled cans, and generally filled with kerosene as fuel.
T is for:
Tap taps are vividly colored painted buses or pick-up trucks that serve as public transportation in Haiti.