This week as we mark the 7th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I find Rebecca Ross at work organizing a showing of When the Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina. Even now as I write the post, current news focuses on the Gulf Coast as it experiences yet another hurricane, this one – Isaac. The timing is important and only adds more relevance to the work.
The exhibit which will run August 31 – September 16, 2012, at eye lounge offers, in images and words, firsthand accounts that relate the dramatic stories of Hurricane Katrina
evacuees who relocated from Louisiana to Arizona. The photographs and
interview-poems featured in the exhibition are drawn from the book of the
same title by poet Cynthia Hogue and photographer Rebecca Ross.
What : When The Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina
Who: Interview-Poems by Cynthia Hogue
Photographs by Rebecca Ross
When : August 31 – September 16, 2012
Artists’ Reception: Friday, September 14, 5 – 9 pm
Where: eye lounge: a contemporary artspace
419 E. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Friday, 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, 1 – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
First Friday, 5 – 10 p.m.
and by appointment