Along the White River, Indianapolis, Indiana , 2019
8½ x 11" Archival pigment print
6½ x 8⅛" Image size
Edition of 22
Each print includes a certificate of authenticity, numbered and hand-signed by the artist.
The artist will be donating all profits to the ELPC (Environmental Law and Policy Center).
About the Image
This photograph is at the intersection of two projects: my work in the Bean Creek neighborhood on Indianapolis’s south side and my Mississippi River Watershed project for Exhibit Columbus. Both projects foreground waterways as elements of the environment that influence us in profound and unexpected ways. Here, a remarkable handmade house sits on the east bank of the White River in Indianapolis, opposite a food manufacturing company on the west bank.
David Schalliol is an associate professor of sociology at St. Olaf College who is interested in the relationship between community, social structure, and place. He exhibits widely, including in the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the Centre Régional de la Photographie Hauts-de-France, and the Museum of Contemporary Photography. His work has been supported by institutions including the Graham Foundation and the European Union and featured in publications including MAS Context, The New York Times, and Social Science Research. David is the author of Isolated Building Studies and co-author, with Michael Carriere, of the The City Creative. He additionally contributes to such films as Almost There and Highrise: Out My Window, which won an International Digital Emmy for Non-Fiction. His directorial debut, The Area, premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. David earned his BA from Kenyon College and his MA and PhD from the University of Chicago.