“Eaux No!”

The week we returned home from our two month sojourn in New Orleans I immediately got to work on the first in a series of Tarpestries which I plan to create about NOLA.

This piece “Eaux No!” is of the Storm (Katrina) as it tried to wash away the houses.

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The house is covered with a pattern of winning scores for the game of Dominoes. Each of the scoring boxes is called a “house.”

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The steps leading to the house are covered with the pattern of the veves which call on Papa Legba and his wife for protection.

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This tarpestry shows New Orleans weathering the storm.