News about Homeplace

09/17/17

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

01/13/15

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

11/01/14

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. http://www.oldalabamatown.com/ Read more

10/12/14

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

09/08/14

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

07/04/14

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. http://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/events/faulkner/schedule.html      Read more

06/16/14

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

06/15/14

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

06/10/14

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

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