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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Katrina U Bitch

Posted by Jen Graves on Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 9:44 AM

Yesterday was the 6th anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana. Here is a video from SFMOMA, by photographer Richard Misrach, who spent several weeks taking pictures there immediately following the destruction. He intended to make art pictures, but instead he ended up using the snapshots that he took as notes, using his small camera, to represent what he saw. In the face of something epic, maybe it's best to under-photograph, so to speak.

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