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David Schalliol

David Schalliol

Shakopee, Minnesota, 2021


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 was made on one of the coldest nights of the year in a small city located on the Minnesota River, when the -11 temperatures highlight the malting facility in the background. The company has operated in Shakopee since the 1930s, with the neighborhood in the foreground built in the 1970s.

  • Artist Bio

    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.

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