Nancy Floyd, Evolution of the Darkroom 1983-2016, 2017, archival inkjet print.

This exhibition features selections from Floyd’s archive of photographs exploring the genre of self-portraiture. Spanning thirty-five years, the ongoing series comprises thousands of images that form an intimate account of Floyd’s daily life, and tackle profound questions of ritual, purpose, and the assumed agency of photography.

Nancy Floyd has been an exhibiting artist for over thirty years. She has received numerous grants and awards including a 2015 Society for Photographic Education Future Focus Project Support Grant and a 2014 John Gutmann Photography Fellowship Award. She was also a runner-up for the 2017 Aperture Portfolio Prize. Temple University Press published her first book, She’s Got a Gun, in 2008. Floyd’s work has been exhibited in numerous venues including Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA; Flux Projects, Atlanta, GA; the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center; White Columns, New York, NY; and the California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA. Since 2009, her work has been part of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art Archive, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. Floyd holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and lives in Atlanta, GA.

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