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Published: Jan 14 2015
Size: 9.25 x 9.25
Illustrations: 44 color photos, 1 line drawing
Photographs by Kathleen Robbins
Kathleen Robbins's photographs have been exhibited at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, the New Orleans Photo Alliance, the Light Factory Museum of Contemporary Photography & Film, the Weatherspoon Museum, the John Michael Kohler Art Center, the University Museum of Ole Miss, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Addison Gallery of American Art, and the Southeast Museum of Photography. Her work has been featured in Fraction Magazine, Flak Photo, Conscientious, Humble Arts New York, PDN's Photo of the Day, NPR's Picture Show, Oxford American, and Garden and Gun. She is represented by the Rebekah Jacob Gallery in Charleston. In 2012 Robbins was part of the Critical Mass Top 50 as selected by Photolucida, and she was the recipient of the 2011 PhotoNOLA Review Prize. Robbins was born in Washington, D.C., raised in the Mississippi Delta, and currently lives in Columbia, South Carolina, with her husband, Ben, and their son, Asher, where she is an associate professor of art, the photography program coordinator, and an affiliate faculty of southern studies at the University of South Carolina.
"Kathleen Robbins draws her artistic energy from a deeply placed history within the Delta, from knowing familial stories and domestic vegetations, and from her people's long presence in Leflore County. When Kathleen Robbins ventures into the flatland, it's an act of return and remembrance. . . ."—Tom Rankin, director, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, from the foreword
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