Picturing the South: 25 Years


Picturing the South: 25 Years


Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Sheila Pree Bright

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 7:00 pm (THIS EVENT HAS PASSED).

"The Carving," from the "invisible Empire" series by Sheila Pree Bright

Sheila Pree Bright (American, born 1967), The Carving, from the Invisible Empire series (detail), 2019–2021, gelatin silver print, 30 × 45 inches, commissioned with funds from the Forward Arts Foundation, 2021.147. © Sheila Pree Bright.


Event Details

Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright used her Picturing the South commission to explore the verdant and contentious landscape of Stone Mountain. Bright will be in conversation with University of Alabama professor of history Hilary Green. Don’t miss this conversation that explores Bright’s process and ideas behind capturing Confederate monuments in her work.

Location: Rich Theatre
Members: Free; Not-Yet-Members: $20
Registration required.

Support for Conversations with Contemporary Artists is provided by the Jane F. and Clayton F. Jackson Conversations with Contemporary Artists Endowment.