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Last month, we partnered with Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) and artist Loan Chabanol to bring you Haiti is Love, the editing challenge that set out to show the beauty and resilience of Haitian culture and communities. Using the hashtag #HaitiIsLove, you brought APJ’s mission to create a better platform for community and education to PicsArt. APJ is a nonprofit organization that encourages peace and social justice while addressing issues of poverty around the world, with an emphasis in Haiti. Their programs range focus on healthcare and dignity through the arts. Your submissions to Haiti is Love offered an image of Haiti that portrayed the spirit, community, and proud traditions that make Haiti unique. Here are the winning images. via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt via PicsArt Congratulations to all of the winners! PicsArt photo editor, collage…

Artist Loan Chabanol is one of the coolest Parisians you can meet in LA. The model, actress and artist embodies French chic and mixes it with happy California vibes. She recently collaborated with PicsArt and Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) for the #HaitiIsLove challenge by creating unique stickers. In an exclusive interview, the Chanel muse shares her inspiration and why she loves the tools in PicsArt photo editor and collage and sticker maker. Loan, you went to Haiti last year after working with APJ. Can you tell us more about that experience? I travelled to Haiti with my friend – curator Monica Watkins. Being there in the APJ school and visiting the students, I can only remember their smiles, their eyes full of life and their desire to learn, give and build. I felt very moved by them. I got to visit the APJ film institute in Jacmel and…

Paul Beaubrun is maybe one of the most famous Haitian musicians, growing up in a family where singing, dancing and making music came well before anything else. This beautiful soul has been a supporter of Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) for many years by performing at their charity parties as well as giving overall support to their efforts in Haiti. He took some time to speak with me about the richness of Haiti. Don’t miss him this weekend on the Conan TV show. How long have you been doing music and how do you incorporate you Haitian roots in your art? I’ve been playing music professionally for 20 years and I started with my parents Boukman Eksperyans. My Haitian roots are the base of my art but I make sure to incorporate other influences, expressions and cultures into my music like Blues, rock, reggae etc.. You have worked with…

We’re so excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) for the #HaitiIsLove Challenge! Starting today, you can submit your remixed photos to the challenge in PicsArt by going here. The top 10 edits will be featured on APJ’s social media accounts. Please be sure to share your edits to Instagram mentioning @PicsArt and @artistsforpeace and using the hashtags #HaitiIsLove #PicsArt and #APJ. via PicsArt Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) is a nonprofit organization that encourages peace and social justice while addressing issues of poverty around the world, with an emphasis in Haiti, through programs in education, healthcare and dignity through the arts. PicsArt photo editor, collage maker and sticker maker is a totally new kind of creative community, with over 100M+ monthly users. PicsArt has collaborated with brands like Dior, Jared Leto’s band Thirty Seconds To Mars and Lindsey Stirling. Supermodels Izabel Goulart, Doutzen Kroes,…