Photographer Frank Relle Brings New Orleans to Moscow | Newsweek

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The U.S. Embassy in Moscow to sponsor an exhibit called New Orleans in Photographs, which opens May 16 at the ultra-sleek Multi-Media Museum – Moscow House of Photography. Curated by New Orleans photographer Frank Relle, the show combines 100 large framed images by recognized photographers with another 1,000, smaller images culled from the photo-sharing social media app Instagram. Through New Orleans in Photographs, Russians get a chance to peek into the lives of everyday New Orleanians and people from southeast Louisiana, and to glimpse a more updated and complex view of a region known primarily by stereotypical images: Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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