April 17, 2017

A Story Behind Every Street

By Patrick Wensink

Artist: Patrick Wensink

Project:  Alleys of Louisville

Description: Most people decorate the front of their homes to be a reflection of how they wish to be perceived: festive, creative, elegant, a Packers fan. Novelist Patrick Wensink believes the home’s backside is where the true self is best seena haunting, colorful, and often humorous world that goes unnoticed, ignored. 


Eyes on the South is curated by Jeff Rich. The weekly series features selections of current work from Southern artists, or artists whose photography concerns the South. To submit your work to the series, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Patrick Wensink

Patrick Wensink is the bestselling author of five books. His last novel, Fake Fruit Factory, was named one of NPR’s best books of 2015. His writing appears in the Oxford American, the New York Times, Esquire, and others. Follow him on Instagram @alleysoflouisville.