Book of photographs by Maureen O'Leary and Terri Phillips,
with a poem by Terri Phillips, edition of 100.
Printed at Paper Chase Press, Los Angeles, 2013.
This collaborative book derives from 31 gelatin silver photographs by
Maureen O'Leary and Terri Phillips, with a poem by Terri Phillips,
each line of which corresponds to one photograph in sequence.
The book was included in Picture Books an exhibition featuring artist-made books
at the Center for Documentary Studies, Power Plant Gallery,
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2014 (curated by Caitlin Kelly).
Belle Mort is also part of the Indie Photobook Library,
which was acquired as part of the permanent collection of
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
The original photographs by Terri Phillips and Maureen O’Leary
were exhibited in 2014 as rice paper prints at
Marshall Arts gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.
The photographs are available individually or
as complete folios, editions of 8 x 10 gelatin silver
prints on fiber paper or 18 x 24 digital prints
on rice paper (each editions of 3 with 1 AP).
The Marshall Arts exhibit was accompanied by a performance
by Terri Phillips with Grace Bowers,
Tristan Parks, Melissa Farris, and Miaya Johnson.
Vimeo link here. Review in Number: Inc.
Book Beat, Oak Park Michigan
Burke's Books, Memphis, Tennessee
Stories, Echo Park, LA, CA