Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta, Georgia, is hosting the debut U.S. exhibition of Dutch artist Bastiaan Woudt, showing a selection from his 2017 series, Mukono. “In the tradition of Walker Evans and the Farm Security Administration photographers, Woudt tells a community’s story by focusing on the individual and intimate,” writes the gallery in the press release. To create Mukono, Woudt, a largely self-taught artist, traveled to Mukono, Uganda. There, he photographed water resources in a region with limited access to safe water, transforming a documentary project into a visual poem evincing a timeless aesthetic. Described as “allegorical and cohesive” by the gallery, Mukono is “distinguished by a blend of classicism and contemporary post-production techniques.”

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