Adam Forrester is a multimedia artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. His current project involves an interdisciplinary and multimedia exploration of the small town of Phenix City, Alabama. Forrester’s films have been screened at several film festivals, including the Oxford Film Festival in 2020, the Landlocked Film Festival in 2015, DOC NYC in 2019, and the Indie Grits Film Festival in 2016, 2019, and 2020. His films have been recognized with multiple awards, including the Reel South SHORT Award in 2020 from the Sidewalk Film Festival and the Seed & Spark Award in 2016 from the Atlanta Film Festival. Forrester had a 2020 solo exhibition, Archive(d) at whitespace Gallery in Atlanta and has exhibited nationally and internationally, most notably at the Historic Center of Kalamata in Greece, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery in Poland, Weinberg/Newton Gallery in Chicago, and Soap Factory in Minneapolis. He was awarded grants from Idea Capital in 2017, The Rural Project Fellowship Grant in 2019, and the Southern Documentary Fund in 2018, as well as multiple residencies, including The Creatives Project in 2018 and Wassaic Residency Program in 2014. Forrester received an MFA from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia and a BSc from Columbus State University.

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