Since 1996 The High Museum of Atlanta has commissioned a total of nine photographers to make a portrait of the region. Until next September the exhibition Picturing the south presents works by three different contemporary artists: Martin Parr, Kael Alford and Shane Lavalette. They are invited to present their views of the American South: Martin Parr focuses on the urban setting of Atlanta, Kael Alford explores small communities in marshlands of Louisiana and Shane Lavalette chooses the relationship between traditional Southern music and the contemporary landscape.
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