Robin Rhode, ‘St. Bernard Parish’, 2008, Prospect New Orleans
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Robin Rhode

St. Bernard Parish, 2008

Digital Pigment Print
30 × 45 in
76.2 × 114.3 cm
Editions 6-24 of 24
This is part of a limited edition set.
$3,000
Location
New Orleans
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Prospect New Orleans
New Orleans

Rhode made his first visit to New Orleans in early 2008. He began his tour by driving around New …

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Robin Rhode
South African, b. 1976
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Working primarily in the streets of Johannesburg, Robin Rhode uses walls and sidewalks as the stage for his exuberant, narrative interventions and performances. Captured in serial photographs and stop-motion videos, Rhode’s work explores urban youth culture, socioeconomic inequality, and outgrowths of post-Colonialism. By creating absurd, impossible situations, like drawing a bicycle on a wall and attempting to ride it, Rhode references slapstick comedy and minstrel shows, expressing the struggle for equality and dignity with poignancy, humor, and poeticism.

Robin Rhode, ‘St. Bernard Parish’, 2008, Prospect New Orleans
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Rhode made his first visit to New Orleans in early 2008. He began his tour by driving around New Orleans, and was soon crossing the bridge into the Lower Ninth Ward. Continuing into St. Bernard Parish, Rhode used both still and video cameras to record images that capture the effects of flooding on houses in the …

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Robin Rhode
South African, b. 1976
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Working primarily in the streets of Johannesburg, Robin Rhode uses walls and sidewalks as the stage for his exuberant, narrative interventions and performances. Captured in serial photographs and stop-motion videos, Rhode’s work explores urban youth culture, socioeconomic inequality, and outgrowths of post-Colonialism. By creating absurd, impossible situations, like drawing a bicycle on a wall and attempting to ride it, Rhode references slapstick comedy and minstrel shows, expressing the struggle for equality and dignity with poignancy, humor, and poeticism.

Robin Rhode

St. Bernard Parish, 2008

Digital Pigment Print
30 × 45 in
76.2 × 114.3 cm
Editions 6-24 of 24
This is part of a limited edition set.
$3,000
Location
New Orleans
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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