SCOT SOTHERN: “LOWLIFE”

  Scot Sothern’s Lowlife is an illustrated memoir of dysfunction, a confession of a befuddled white guy maintaining a precarious connection to propriety and fatherhood while side-tripping into noirish infatuations. Sothern’s images, shot mostly in Southern California between 1986 and 1990, record the existence of these disenfranchised Americans, men and women, hawking souls for the […]

ASX.TV: Scot Sothern – “Lowlife”

Lowlife is a chronicle of man with a nasty little secret; in the 1980-90 Scot Sothern spent his nights in the company of the prostitutes of Los Angeles, documenting his experiences with his camera and note book. 20 years on Sothern’s images and literary vignettes are on view within Curb Service, and key prints on […]

SCOT SOTHERN: “Follow Your Hard-On: An Interview with Scot Sothern” (2013)

Follow Your Hard-On: An Interview with Scot Sothern By Paul Kwiatkowski Photographer Scot Sothern’s debut memoir Curb Service empathetically captures the pathos of an aspiring provocateur adrift in contemporary America. Beginning in the 1980s, the book recounts Scot’s initial drive to photograph prostitutes and his path to single fatherhood on the skids. The interactions between […]