News about Homeplace


26 Mississippi photographs from 1972-75 amd 2013-2016 Read more


If you're near Jackson on January 29th come over to the Museum of Art. It should be great fun. It's a wonderful space for a fête. Bill's painting is in the Read more


From mid November through the holidays the photography show was exhibited at Old Alabama Town the 19th Century Village museum in Montgomery. Folks seemed to like it. Read more


On October 12th it was "Saturday by the Tracks" in Como, Mississippi. I went down to give a 'Brown Bag" at the photography show at the Library. During the Q&A a lady in the audience asked me, "Where did you get my picture?" It was Nettie Turner, Othar's youngest daughter. Forty years ago I photographed Nettie and her niece Alameda. Othar Turner was a farmer and fife player in the "Gravel Springs Fife & Drum band. He was in "Homeplace'. His music was used by Martin Scorsese in "Gangs of New York". Read more


The Southern Register gave Homeplace a nice write up in the Summer edition.. Read more


The Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference 2014 will open this year with a showing of HOMEPLACE. This year's theme of Faulkner and History will be illustrated by the places and people protrayed in the 1975 documentary. The current production will be introduced and briefly discussed.      Read more


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


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


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