Akasha Rabut

Akasha Rabut is a photographer based in New Orleans and New York City. She has a BFA in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has been published in VICE, Boooooooom, Beautiful Decay, Next American City, Feature Shoot and Juxtapose. Akasha’s work was most recently highlighted in Luna Press’ anthology Inventing Reality. Today we share her series, New Orleans.

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New Orleans

New Orleans is an ongoing project, both figuratively and literally. It’s unlike any other place in the United States. New Orleans is a sinking city that bounces back from every disaster that strikes, at it’s own comfortable pace. It is fertile and it is deeply rooted. The city is not shy, it’s constantly uttering strong audible sounds. Music blows in the wind and inexplicable happenings are always ready to be seen. I am attracted to the leisurely speed of the city and the lifestyle it has cultivated. This body of work is about the culture that is living and thriving in the northern most Caribbean city.

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To view more of Akasha’s work please visit her website.


Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!

Amy Elkins
Photographer / Co-founder and Co-Curator of Women in Photography
Women in Photography
Los Angeles, California

Aint–Bad No. 13 Call For Entry is officially open! We are teaming up with a new group of guest curators and editors from all over to collaborate on a publication that seeks the best contemporary photography being made today! Learn more about each of these talented curators and submit today!

Amy Elkins is a photographer and the co-founder/co-curator of the website Women In Photography. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally including The High Museum in Atlanta, GA; Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, Austria; and The North Carolina Museum of Art among others.

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