This Friday evening, photographer Tabitha Soren’s solo exhibition Relief will open at Jackson Fine Art in Buckhead. Unlike any exhibition that has come before, the retrospective spans three collections and a decade of development and evolution in Soren’s career.

Her works, which often exist within the gray areas of shared human experience, explore themes of tension and and connection.

Soren, calling from a landline in her Berkeley, California home, told me about her path and shared her artistic motivations in the days leading up to opening night. “I’m always trying to visualize a psychological state,” Soren said. “The connective tissue to the three bodies of work is a certain amount of anxiety, dread, and discomfort.” 

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