NASHVILLE In 1968, the life of my family changed irrevocably the day my grandfather died unexpectedly. I was one year old. After that, my family moved within Nashville 17 times in the 20 years I lived there. After spending the same amount of time working professionally in New York, getting married, starting a family, I returned to photograph there in 2008 another 20 years later, my Nashville family had now moved away. Nashville had become an emotional ghost town for me.
How do you photograph something after it’s gone? The answer, I discovered, was to revisit Nashville as if I were returning to the scene of a crime.
This project is defined not by the geography of Nashville, but by the experience of coming home.