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Sophie T. Lvoff moved from New York to New Orleans in 2009, drawn to the romantic South masterfully documented by such photographers as Walker Evans and William Eggleston. While the light, color palette, and prominence of tradition in the region are now the foundation of her practice, she has become equally aware of the threats to this beauty. From both environmental and sociological perspectives, and further influenced by the political and social atmosphere, Lvoff situates her practice as a “truthful” display of the South, beyond its celebrations and devastations. Lvoff documents invasive vines, blighted homes, and tattered streets. However, it is the dynamic colors of the sky, burgeoning foliage, and historic buildings in their fecund yet tragic beauty that stays with the viewer.