Tooth for an Eye

The city of New Orleans is a topographical/architectural/material/cultural phenomenon with a diverse population participating in raucously colorful and fascinating pursuits and rituals. Homicide is a cultural fact of the life in the city. In her second book, Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish, Deborah Luster creates a compelling portrait in the form of a photographic archive of contemporary and historic homicide sites. Following her first book, Prisoners of Louisiana, Tooth for an Eye explores the themes of loss and remembrance in a series of tondo photographs that offer an opportunity for the viewer to enter deeper into the idea of the city, a place where life and death coexist, neither free of the other’s influence.

December 2010
17 x 14 inches
30 duotone plates
64 pages


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ISBN: 978-1-931885-96-6
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ISBN: 978-1-931885-96-6-S
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