These pieces deal with the "potential of mythologizing an hitorical narrative." The images are of southern Illinois and are mostly taken from two books on Blisner, Illinois--a rust belt town undergoing the process of de-industrialization. The industry is gone. what appens next?
Shea is based in New York and received his MFA from University of Illinois at Chciago. He released his first book, Blisner Ill. during a long-term residency at Columbia College (Chicago). A follow-up book is coming in September, 2014.