Photograph by Russell James. Collaborative art by Philippe Dodard (HA).

January 12, 2010. Mother Earth quakes with all its strenght. Fear, rage or despair? Simbi** Mermaid oozes out of the fault and soars to the heavens. The Spirit accompanies the three hundred thousand souls released.

*La Sirène: A representation of Erzuli, wife of Agwe, God of the Sea and Water.

** Simbi: Spirit of Water