The cover of Enigmatic Stream: Industrial Landscapes of the Lower Mississippi River

On the cover: View of Norco petrochemical facilities; from west bank levee in Hahnville (detail); 2015; © Richard Sexton

September 17, 2019

6–8 p.m.

520 Royal Street

Admission is free. Registration is not required.

In a new book and exhibition from The Historic New Orleans Collection, photographer and author Richard Sexton explores a complicated region of south Louisiana. Enigmatic Stream: Industrial Landscapes of the Lower Mississippi River features nearly 100 compelling black-and-white photographs of one of the nation's most potent economic corridors.

The exhibition and catalog will launch on Tuesday, September 17, at 520 Royal Street, with a public opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Sexton will be available to sign copies of the book for a portion of the evening, and visitors can enjoy refreshments from Cafe Cour and shop at The Shop at The Collection. Admission to the program is free, and the book retails for $40.  

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