"Cornwall's photographs wound and disturb and disorient, and they are morally binding."
—From the essay, "This Picture Might Save Your Life," by Sarah Sentilles.
Radius Books, 2020
Hardcover | 9x12 in.
105 photographs | 324 pages with inserts
A look at American state-created realities:
what are the stories we are told,
the games we play, to manage
unsettling truths in a time of turmoil?
Photographs and text by Debi Cornwall
Poetry by Nomi Stone
Original fiction by Roy Scranton
Essays by Makeda Best and Sarah Sentilles
$55 | signed $60 | Order here at Radius Books
special edition $600
with choice of 12x18-inch prints
(options and order link on next page)
Watch a launch event with Tate Modern Senior Curator of International Art (Photography) Yasufumi Nakamori and Harvard Art Museums Curator of Photographs Makeda Best, here.
Shortlisted for the Photo-Text Award at les Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles and the Lucie Photo Book Prize.
Publication made possible thanks to the generosity of the Lannan Foundation and Furthermore, a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund.