COMMUNITY ART IN THE POST-DISASTER LANDSCAPES OF TODAY

Monday, November 27, 2006

Site #2 "Green Is The New Black" Catherine Burke 2701 Decateur/Fauborg Marigny

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"When hurricanes are bearing down people put plywood up to protect their houses and in typical New Orleanian fashion it's often decorated with wise-ass slogans or art. To me this kind of work is in step with the celebratory, partying nature of New Orleans, which has not changed, which did not blow away in the storm, and I like it. A lot." Anonymous



1 comment:

stevokeefe said...

This is very near my home and I like walking by and seeing the this work. I just wish whoever started it would keep going. There is something about the line that is so elegant and graceful; something about using the canvas of disaster as the surface to build a beautiful future with.