As an uneasily naturalised American, Barry Salzman responds to the US with something of an outsider’s regard. In his photographic series ‘The Other Side of Christmas’, he has turned his lens on the southern states of the US – which have some of the lowest household median incomes in the country – and the result is a Zen-like meditation on neglect and attrition. Salzman lives between New York and Cape Town and his photographic series, which was shot during a road trip across Southern USA, offers a critique of the American Dream while exploring notions of identity and place. These concerns have become even more...
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