How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live

Matjames Metson

Matjames Metson - Hurricane Katrina

In History of Cool’s most recent interview, assemblage artist Matjames Metson tells us how he found comfort in friendship and art after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina. His very survival depended on the daunting and courageous task of creating new work to make sense of the incomprehensible. Matjames intuitively set out to cope through unprecedented tragedy by immerging himself in passionate reflection.

Read full article, "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?" by Greg Dorn