Collaborative Duos: Alec Soth and Brad Zellar Explore What Community Means Today

March 3, 2015

By Conor Risch


“St. Alphonsus Church. Brooklyn Center, Minnesota,” 2012.

“I became a photographer because I liked working alone,” says Alec Soth, one half of the photographer-writer team that created Little Brown Mushroom Dispatches, a series of seven newspapers published between 2011–2014 that delve into the culture of exurban communities in several U.S. states. Independence, isolation and the impulse to run away from society have been themes in Soth’s work....

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