The Athens area is full of forward-thinking people: folks who break the mold or do things one wouldn’t expect. These progressive individuals, presented through portraits, challenge popular notions of Appalachia.
Peter Hoffman: Photography
Alex Hoffman: Music
Kevin Riddell, Phil De Jong,
Matt Eich: Photography Assistants
Julie Elman: Design Adviser
Jennifer Poggi: Senior Producer
Tammy Hannharlan cares about each of her animals - all 54 of them. Of this family, her 21 pigs are the ones who have captured her heart as she continues to take in those that are abandoned after natural disasters.
Miguel Evanosky, guitarist and songwriter for the band "Spooktober", grew up on a farm in Hinton, West Virginia, and began playing guitar in his early teens. Recently relocating to Athens for "excitement," Ebanosky lives in a backyard tent and shops for his clothing in "reuse dumpsters."