Category Archive: New Orleans

Portlandia, The Wire and Treme: The City on TV

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Back when David Simon, creator of The Wire, announced that his second urban HBO show would be called Treme and set in post-Katrina New Orleans, I joked that, in order for him to… Continue reading

Lees Circle. A proposal for New Orleans

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Last month, I participated in a group show at the Antenna Gallery in New Orleans entitled monu_MENTAL, which sought to revise and revive one’s experience of local monuments.  Many a New Orleans monument… Continue reading

kNOLA your history! The African Influences of New Orleans Architecture and Urbanism.

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While much has been made about New Orleans’ unique architecture and urbanism, questions about architectural authenticity and the role of preservation continue to be re-hashed in the context of post-Katrina redevelopment, with concerns… Continue reading

The Psychogeography of the iPhone

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A year ago January, I started what I intended to be a year-long art project during which I would record my paths through the city each day. My plan was to take the… Continue reading

Join the Conversation

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One of our goals at Plurale Tantum is to spark ongoing conversations on the issues we bring up. Right now, there are three great ways to join the conversation: posting comments on the… Continue reading