In 2016 & 2017 I took a road trip through southern and western Minnesota including parts of South Dakota and Iowa looking to make images of the ‘real’ America. It was miles between towns and sometimes miles between homes. It was not diverse, not thriving, a land locked in the past, the evidence from years of continual migration to urban areas on every Main Street we drove through. In retrospect it appears this is the America of the ‘forgotten men and women’ who made their voices loud and clear in the last election. This was Trumpland. I wanted to create...
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