Posts Tagged “Katrina”

Mississippi Artist Provides Community Catharsis Ten Years After Katrina

Katrina Labyrinth-Hope (42nd Ave/Finley Gulfport, MS), 2015, Diameter approximately 10', site-specific installation (brick, concrete, found materials), photo courtesy of the artist

In anticipation of the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, environmental artist Elisa Marble da Silva replaced signs of the storm’s devastation with symbols of self-discovery. The Gulfport, Mississippi artist used storm debris to transform the foundations of buildings destroyed by the 2005 hurricane into meditative pavement labyrinths. With the help of the local community, da…

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