American Homeplace

A documentary project revealing the Mississippi of Today set against the backdrop of the 1970’s.

Center for the Study of Southern Culture. University of Mississippi


A new photo exhibit by Michael Ford just went up in the Gammill Gallery of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. The exhibit is in conjunction with the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in late July, presented by The University of Mississippi/English Department. The show runs June 15th-August 15th, 2014   Artist’s statement from Ford:Read more

Photo Catalog for Center for the Study of Southern Culture Show


      These are the 24 images hung in the CSSC show at Ole Miss. Read more

Botkin Lecture Video- Mississippi


On June 5th Michael gave the Bokin Lecture at the Library of Congress and talked with Todd Harvey of the Folklife Center about Mississippi then and now. Read more

London Daily Mail ~ Forgotten world of Mississippi's hill country unearthed in photos taken 40 years ago


"Michael Ford Mississippi Collection captures America's rural backwaters" I was amazed how much these images seem to touch people. Read more