Akasha Rabut


In her vibrant documentary series, Akasha Rabut explores the cultural tradition of New Orleans, capturing the a way of life she considers to be “found in no other American city.”

Rabut, who moved to New Orleans in 2010, was fascinated by the city’s street-parading traditions that merge age groups, communities and neighborhoods. Intrigued by the cultural intersection that meets at Second Line parades in New Orleans, she began using her camera to explore the multi-cultural traditions of the city’s history.  (Photos © Akasha Rabut)

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