Toy soldiers. Cold wars. The frost takes a long time to thaw and these images are
testament to a false spring slowly but surely blossoming. Vacancy.
— Trevor Traynor
For hundreds of years, the direct descendants of enslaved Africans have kept alive their unique cultural traditions in the southeastern United States. Despite bondage, a Civil War, segregation, the community thrived—but today, a historic way of life is threatened, a unique piece of America's cultural mosaic could be lost forever.
Drawing on the centuries-long tradition of portraying agriculture in a heroic light, these photographs celebrate the intimate and spiritual practices of modern-day local farmers.
DON'T MISS OUT: A fresh and selective early preview of just a fraction of the wide ranging array of photography that will be on display (and for sale) at Photo London, May 19-22, 2016.