John Rash is a photographer, filmmaker and installation artist originally form North Carolina who earned his M.F.A. from Duke University in Experimental and Documentary Art. He has worked as a photo and video educator for more than 15 years in both the United States and China and creates work that explores cultural outsiders, social issues, and environmentalism. John’s award winning films have been included in many international film festivals including Full Frame, Brooklyn Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Indie Memphis, Indie Grits, Green Film Festival in Seoul, and the Shanghai International Film Festival. John currently works at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi as Instructional Assistant Professor and Producer / Director for the Southern Documentary Project.