hurricane katrina

Photo

Photographing Black New Orleans Before It's Gone

Patrick Melon has become a documentarian of black culture in a city where it is simultaneously being celebrated and destroyed
Patrick Melon
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.24.18
Installations

Japanese Artist Builds Full-Scale Replica of Home Hit by Hurricane Katrina

Artist Takashi Horisaki made a replica of a condemned Lower Ninth Ward house to highlight racial tension and economic disparity.
DJ Pangburn
5.11.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

How Roberto Ferdman, of 'VICE News Tonight,' Found His Good Luck Charm

While on location in New Orleans, people gave us multicolored cakes. Inside each one was a miniature baby Jesus, apparently meant to bring good luck to whoever finds it.
Roberto Ferdman
4.27.17
daily vice

Thomas Morton Shares the Language of Alaska Natives on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Then Motherboard tells us why tourists are facing extreme weather conditions to visit a military plane wreck in Iceland, and MUNCHIES explains how chef John Besh is helping aspiring chefs in New Orleans.
VICE Staff
4.21.16
Art

These Stunning Images Aren't Drawings—They're Photos

Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer photographs historical dioramas to create surreal artwork.
Beckett Mufson
3.28.16
Stuff

How Art Helps My Students in New Orleans Deal with Their PTSD

What do you when you're teaching five-year-olds who have been through severe trauma? One thing that helps, it turns out, is handing them a set of pastels.
Sophie Lucido Johnson
8.31.15
Stuff

"It Was A Big 'Fuck You' to Katrina": New Orleans' Musicians Play On

Ten years after Katrina ravaged the homes of many of New Orleans' most celebrated musicians, the jazz and blues play on.
Anthony Taille
8.30.15
travel

New Orleans Is Tired of Talking About Hurricane Katrina

The "remembrances" and "observations" and "celebrations" from that time and since are so intense that some residents are packing up and leaving town this weekend to get away from the media maelstrom and relentless sorrowful nostalgia.
Chris Rose
8.29.15
Stuff

Hurricane Katrina Was a Nightmare for Inmates in New Orleans

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we revisited the horrific story of the inmates who were stuck in the hellish Orleans Parish Prison.
Michael Patrick Welch
8.29.15
News

The Lower Ninth Ward, Ten Years After Katrina

Amid bureaucracy, scammers, and confusion, the close-knit, predominately black community is a tapestry of hope and despair.
Shelby Hartman
8.27.15
Stuff

Living with My Post-Katrina Survivor's Guilt

While others lost everything, I stayed in FEMA-funded hotel rooms and lapped up pity from those who saw my Louisiana license plate. Instead of character, all I got out of Katrina was a party-friendly anecdote.
Megan Koester
8.27.15
Church

William Widmer Captures Life in Post-Katrina New Orleans with 'My Mississippi'

William Widmer has been photographing levee breach sites and taking a broad look at what the Bayou and New Orleans neighborhoods look like ten years after the storm.
Harriet Alida Lye
8.23.15