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After Katrina, Richard Misrach Captured Writing on the Wall

Photographer Richard Misrach went to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina to capture images of the messages people had left on buildings and cars in graffiti when they didn’t have any other way to express themselves. His work is now on display in Houston and New Orleans.



Listen to artist Richard Misrach narrate a slide show of images from ‘Destroy This Memory’:


'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

'Destroy This Memory' Photo by Richard Misrach

‘Destroy This Memory’
Photo by Richard Misrach

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