THE UNITED STATES ARE BEGINNING TO LOOK THE SAME The United States easily could be separated in to 57 states – give me a permanent marker and I will scratch up some revised state-lines. Splitting up Texas in to a collection of smaller states and, shit, we’ll have not just one but handfuls of states sporting
Lara Shipley and Antone Dolezal are originally from the Ozark region of the Midwest. They are collaborators on Devil’s Promenade, which uses Ozark folklore as a basis for a project that combines photographs with fictional stories, oral histories, found artifacts and video. Spook Light Chronicles is an accompanying three volume book series being released in
Cody Cobb (b. 1984) is an American photographer based in Seattle, Washington. His photography attempts to capture portraits of the Earth’s surface, devoid of human interaction and interference. South This series was captured while visiting my home town of Blanchard, Louisiana in 2011. These scenes were discovered while exploring dirt roads, abandonments, swamps and pine
Amber Shields holds a BA in photojournalism from Loyola University in New Orleans, LA and an MFA in photography from San Jose State University in California. Her photographs have been exhibited internationally, selected for Review Santa Fe and featured in online publications like Flak Photo, Light Work, Lenscratch, Conscientious, and Art Photo Index.
Daniel Seth Kraus currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida where he earned a BFA with a concentration in Photography and a BA in History from the University of North Florida. His current work investigates exploration and the use of historical and found images. All of his work is also inspired by spiritual and faith‐based themes which
Tammy Mercure (b. 1976) was recently named one of the “100 under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art” by Oxford American magazine. She has been featured on CNN Photos, VICE, Daily Mail, NPR Big Picture Show, and more. Tammy was published in the Guardian UK (Big Picture), Darwin magazine, and in the book Place,
Amanda Greene was born in Clayton, GA in 1975. She grew up in Atlanta, GA and then traveled west to attend Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. She lived in the Los Angeles area for 17 years before returning home to Atlanta in 2010. Since returning to Georgia, Greene’s work has developed into
Houston Cofield is a photographer from Memphis, TN currently living in Chicago, IL where he is a second year MFA candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Houston uses video and objects to create fictional narratives. Family, myth and history play important roles in the way he documents the land and people he encounters.
Constanze Flamme was born 1981 in Husum, Germany. She studied Communication Design in Potsdam and photography in Amsterdam. Constanze has received travel and project grants from Academy of Arts, Berlin (2011) and VG Bild-Kunst (2012). Today we share her series, Troubled Water, which documents the aftermath of the 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill. Troubled Water
Joe Leavenworth was born in Decatur, Georgia 1985, raised in Woodbury, Connecticut and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2007. Joe’s first monograph, Native Son, was recently published in a first edition of 75, which sold out in less than two weeks. The second edition
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
Joshua Dudley Greer (b. 1980 Hazleton, PA) received his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2002 and his MFA, with distinction, from the University of Georgia in 2009. His photographs have appeared in publications such as The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Volume 2, Flash Forward 2010, Le Monde, and Oxford
Stephen Milner was born and raised on the north fork of Long Island. Surrounded by water, he has always been drawn to the ocean and its culture. Stephen always seeks a fresh approach, using an unprejudiced eye to document his subjects. His curiosity for the unknown and unexpected is what motivates him. The Ogeechee River
Marcie Hancock is a photographer and occasional writer focusing on regionally based projects in southern and central Appalachia, as well as the greater South. Her work investigates issues of materiality, exploring the dialect and connectivity of humans and non-human matter. This ‘empathetic ethnography’ is largely rooted in the ideals of ecological feminism. Personal narratives are
Megan G. King is currently based out of Johnson City, Tennessee where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a BFA in Studio Art from East Tennessee State University. Megan’s series, Hispanic Appalachia, has been featured in several publications including Oxford American’s: Eyes On The South, The Daily Mail, and NPR’s Code Switch. Hispanic