Stuart O’Sullivan's, "A Shared History," takes as its theme the history of his wife Dionicia’s family. Her late grandfather’s family were Quakers who migrated to this country in the 1700s. They were among the founding members of the state of Pennsylvania.
Media artist Laura Carton created the photographs in "Stripped" by downloading a variety of pornographic images from the Internet, removing the bodies and then digitally reconstructing the backgrounds from the existing evidence. What remains is the carefully constructed and over-produced fictions of domestic space, suburban melodramas, utopian ideals and fantasies.
Mark Steinmetz turns his focus to the southern cities and towns in America. Highly regarded for his black-and-white portraits, Steinmetz is renowned for producing powerful pictures which capture the strong sense of displacement and isolation that is felt by many young Americans.