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“Minutes ’til Dusk” | All photographs by Elle Olivia Andersen

Isolation, Identity

Artist: Elle Olivia Andersen

Project: The Mountain Stands Still

Description: The Mountain Stands Still  by Elle Olivia Andersen observes the life of a man named Robert, who is deeply attached to his isolated mountain home. The photographs explore his identity within the Southern landscape and encourage viewers to investigate their own place in the world.


Elle Olivia Andersen is a photographic artist based in Columbia, South Carolina. She is originally from Miami, Florida.





Jeff Rich

Jeff Rich is a photographer based in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Jeff currently teaches photography at Coastal Carolina University. He curates the OA’s weekly photo series, Eyes on the South.