The Perpetual Threat of Loss
December 1-31, 2021
Opening: Saturday, Dec 4, 6-9 pm
4332 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
Monday-Friday, 6 am-6 pm; Saturday-Sunday 7 am-6 pm
The Perpetual Threat of Loss, a photographic exhibit by Christy Lorio, addresses the photographer’s stage IV colorectal cancer diagnosis in relation to the Louisiana swamps she grew up in. Christy considers her hair loss due to chemotherapy as well as the relation of the loss of her father, who died of colorectal cancer 20 years ago.
Christy Lorio is a writer and photographer living in New Orleans. Having grown up in Marrero, LA, Christy‘s work often draws on her Cajun upbringing. In 2021, her work was featured in “Louisiana Contemporary” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. She also had the distinction of being an Eddie Adams Workshop XXIV participant and won the Society of Photographic Education’s South Central Conference Award. Christy holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of New Orleans and is currently working on her MFA in Studio Art at UNO.