This particular photograph, "Roots", is the cover photograph for Inspired Georgia, for which there'll be a poetry reading and one-night exhibition/celebration on Oct. 26th!
"Yancey (b.1989) is a Mississippi-based photographer who enjoys traveling and immersing herself in diverse cultural experiences. She holds an Associates Degree in Photography from the Art Institute of Atlanta (2012). Her photograph Roots is a self-portrait paying homage to the artist's early life in the South. This image from the Leesburg series is the cover image for the book Inspired Georgia, recently published by the University of Georgia Press, featuring poetry and photography from 85 exceptional Georgia artists. She was recently the Bronze award recipient for the 5th China Jinan International Photography Biennial. www.syancey.com."