The third edition of Eyes on Main Street – The Eye of Photography

Focusing on the theme of “Main Street: a Crossroad of Cultures,” the exhibition, curated by Jerome De Perlinghi and co-curated by Catherine Coulter Lloyd and Régina Monfort, features the work of 100 photographers from 31 countries with an equal number of men and women. Among the artists included in this years’ edition are: the late Marc Riboud, Olivia Arthur, Linda Bournane-Engelberth, Omar Havana, James Nachtwey, Martin Parr, Eugene Richards, Gaia Squarci and Jo Ann Walters.

'DOG Town' Photos Examine an Industrial Working Class Town in the Mississippi River Valley - Feature Shoot

New York-based photographer Jo Ann Walters grew up in a small working class town in the Mississippi River valley where industrial labor was prevalent—"nearly everyone I knew had fathers, brothers, husbands, sons, friends and lovers who labored in these lo

New York-based photographer Jo Ann Walters grew up in a small working class town in the Mississippi River Valley where industrial labor was prevalent—”nearly everyone I knew had fathers, brothers, husbands, sons, friends and lovers who labored in these local factories, working night shifts, calculating the material and emotional expense of holiday pay and overtime, and who often drank hard and steady,” she recalls. Her own grandfather and father included, having once owned a small sheet metal fabrication shop.