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Alec Soth, "Near Gainesville, Georgia," archival pigment print, 2014. Commissioned by the SCAD Museum of Art. Image courtesy of the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.

Alec Soth

Georgia Dispatch
Feb. 16 - May 1, 2016

In Summer 2014, the SCAD Museum of Art sponsored "Georgia Dispatch,” the seventh and final project of Alec Soth’s ongoing "Dispatch" series (2011–2014) during a two-week, 2,400-mile excursion through rural and urban Georgia. The "Dispatch" series began in 2011 when Soth and writer Brad Zellar journeyed across Ohio masquerading as small-town newspaper beat reporters, covering day-to-day happenings along their trek. The exhibition will feature a selection of Soth’s documentary photography from a variety of stops on their journey. From Bradley Lock and Key Shop in coastal Savannah, Georgia, to BabyLand General Hospital, the Cabbage Patch Kids adoption center in Cleveland, Georgia, these photographs create an engaging time-lapse portrait of Georgia’s past and present.

This exhibition is held in conjunction with deFINE ART 2016 and is curated by Alexandra Sachs, executive director of SCAD FASH and SCAD Atlanta exhibitions, with support from Storm Janse van Rensburg, SCAD head curator of exhibitions in Savannah.

Reception: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m.

Museum hours:

  • Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, closed
  • Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daily admission to the museum is free for all SCAD students, faculty, staff and museum members.

Presented as part of deFINE ART 2016, which takes place Tuesday, Feb. 16 through Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.

All deFINE ART lectures, receptions and events are free and open to the public.