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Mike at his Studio Apartment, Bloomington, Indiana, 2018

Mike at his Studio Apartment, Bloomington, Indiana, 2018

Dollar General, Olney, Illinois, 2017

Dollar General, Olney, Illinois, 2017

Gayle, Ellicott City, Maryland, 2018

Gayle, Ellicott City, Maryland, 2018

Site of the Former Shoe Company, De Soto, Missouri, 2017

Site of the Former Shoe Company, De Soto, Missouri, 2017

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About Nate

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Nate Larson is a contemporary artist and chair of the Photography Department at MICA / Maryland Institute College of Art. His projects have been widely exhibited across the US and internationally, including an upcoming commissioned solo exhibition for the George Eastman Museum (opening January 2019) and past solo exhibitions at Filter Space Chicago (2016), the Orlando Museum of Art (2013), Blue Sky Center for Photographic Arts (2012), and the Contemporary Arts Center Las Vegas (2011). His artwork is... more

Watershed Moment: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Watershed Moment is a series of photographs taken in Ellicott City, Maryland, during the aftermath of the catastrophic flood events in 2016 and 2018. Ellicott City was the mean center of population for the 1800 census.

The Secret Good Life: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

The Secret Good Life is a series of photographs taken with community members of the Bloomington Catholic Worker, a radical Christian Intentional Community in Indiana, during the summer of 2018. Bloomington was the mean center of population for the 1910 Census.

I Grew Up and I Remember When: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

I Grew Up and I Remember When is a series of photographs taken in Mascoutah, Illinois, tracing multigenerational families in this small town. Mascoutah was the mean center of population for the 1970 Census.

Empire: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Empire is a series of photographs investigating the historical legacy of the Indiana Limestone industry in and around Bloomington, Indiana. Bloomington was the mean center of population for the 1910 Census.

Main Street Before Walmart: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Main Street Before Walmart is a series of photographs exploring the effect of big box retail on the historic downtown and other industries in De Soto, Missouri. De Soto was the mean center of population for the 1980 Census.

Wild Life: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Wild Life is a series of photographs of animals in the natural world and manmade environments collected from travels in all twenty-five Centroid Towns.

Working: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Working is a series of portraits of workers and work environments collected from travels in all twenty-five Centroid Towns.

We Went Where They Ain't: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

We Went Where They Ain’t is a photographic series of Dollar Generals collected from travels in all twenty-five Centroid Towns. All but one have a Dollar General.

Night Life: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Night Life is a series of photographs taken at night in and around all twenty-five Centroid Towns.

Public Speaking: A Centroid Towns Project

Centroid Towns is an anthology documentary project collecting stories from the twenty-five cities that have been the mean center of population of the United States using photography, oral history interviews, and local archive research. The project puts a face to statistical data, chronicling these towns and their inhabitants to illuminate the ongoing social and political transformation of America.

Public Speaking is a photographic series of signs and markings expressing individual opinions in public spaces collected from travels in all twenty-five Centroid Towns.

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