Category: The American South

Across State Lines – “Brass Balls & Shopping Malls”

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

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

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.    

Constanze Flamme

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

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

Marcie Hancock

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 King

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