Matt Shelton reviews the work of Egyptian artist Ibrahim Ahmed at ICA VCU.
Editor Jasmine Amussen takes a road trip across the South with Britney Spears’ Crossroads, and the infamous #Story, @Zola.
Landscapes of the coastal American South are embedded with centuries of racial, religious, economic, and environmental histories.
Haley Clouser traces the life and work of Alma Thomas through the current retrospective, Everything Is Beautiful, mounted at The Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia.
Daniel Fuller tracks the life and lore of James “Son Ford” Thomas, a legendary blues musician and sculptor from the Mississippi Delta.
Carolinas editor Susan Lee Mackey observes the successes and failures of public land management through two new exhibits at the Asheville Art Museum.
How did a rural documentary training program lead to murder? Lina Alam explores the enduring legacy and reverberations of Appalshop, a community film workshop founded in Whitesburg, Kentucky in 1969.
In this inaugural Letter from the Carolinas, Editor-at-Large Susan Mackey, confronts the long history of Southern white photographers who depict environments connected to chattel slavery and trauma.
Beth Ward reviews a survey of women photographers, unpacking how artists have responded to and moved beyond the male gaze in their work.