Theme: Hurricanes

Beach in Grand-Case

The beach at Grand Case showing both damage from Hurricane Irma, and evidence of the Saint-Martinois French citizenship. There are leftover decorations from a birthday party on the beach, and artwork among wooden pallets and wreckage.

Grand-Case Mary Star of the Sea Church

The Catholic church stands damaged but is functional after Hurricane Irma. Tarps on the roof account for patchwork damage control.

Mural on a Small Building in Grand-Case

Mural painted on a concrete building that survived Hurricane Irma. This one is circular in style, like much of the ones that appeared after the hurricane.

Mr. Simmon, Grand-Case

Mr. Raymond Fernando Simmon, who was born in Grand-Case, worked as a contractor in Somers, CT and spent his weekends with friends and family in New London, CT.

La Bohême’s door, Grand-Case

A restaurant door painted with leopard spots is boarded up after Hurricane Irma. The sign reads “La Bohême is transferred to the West Indies Mall of Marigot opposite Sexy Fruit.”

Flag Painting

The French flag is painted on wooden pallets in Grand-Case. One also flies in the background.

Mural in Grand-Case

Jimmy Sabas’s @ mashinart covers buildings in St. Martin with elaborate murals. This one is on the remains of a building in Grand-Case.