Coming Back

The “Story” is over. I’ve been told by a lot of people, and I think they actually believe it. The Truth is a lot more complicated than that. What happened in New Orleans did not stop with the storm winds, it did not disappear with the floodwaters. In fact, it never was a “story” to be packaged, and produced, and put away. It was real. Real life. Real death. (Cooper, 7)

The VRC has cataloged 17 images from Coming Back: New Orleans Resurgent. These images are available to the SCAD community in the Digital Image Database with an active MySCAD log-in.

Images clockwise from top-left:

Tama, Mario. (2005). U.S. Army National Guard assist stranded victims of hurricane Katrina. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tama, Mario. (2006). Onlookers wait for a Mardi Gras parade float. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tama, Mario. (2005). Saint Patrick Cemetery. Port Sulphur, Louisiana.

Tama, Mario. (2006). Floats pass the Superdome. New Orleans, Louisiana.

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