'Crime Unseen' at the Museum of Contemporary Photography
Photo: Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery
'Tooth for an Eye'
Deborah Luster. "Tooth for an Eye," Florida Avenue and Congress April 1, 2008 12:06 a.m. Charlie Hulbert (18) Multiple gunshot wounds.
Luster photographs the locations of homicides in New Orleans, where the murder rate is nearly eight times that of the national average. In "Tooth for an Eye," Luster frames the location of the murder of Charlie Hulbert like a bullet hole. Her work shows how violence is present just beneath the everyday surface.