Great Sadness


Maxx Sizeler

Comment card written in response to an exhibit by artist Maxx Sizeler at 2426 Bradish Place on May 19, 2007.\r\n\r\nComplete text of card: \"Great sadness and so very much to overcome. So many troubled souls. No birds were singing. Those very fortunate people like myself--who were not flooded are grateful to have had the opportunity to hel rebuild and rescue. As you know, my mama was so happy to return to New Orleans and her house. I (we) (are) am forever thankful for that. Love, Aunt Helen and family. We are proud of you Maxx and the work you do in this community.\"\r\n\r\n\"NEIGHBORHOODS: 2426 BRADISH PLACE\" was a multidisciplinary installation, the third in a series, that took place in the gutted ground floor of the home of Michelle Levine and Clay Thomas on May 19th, 2007. Michelle is an artist who is currently rebuilding her house and studio in the Tulane/Gravier neighborhood. Through the use of interviews with neighbors, soundscapes, live music, drawing, photography, and sculpture, this event confronted the range of issues the community is experiencing as they revitalize this neighborhood.\r\n


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