Debbie Fleming Caffery Fall Line Press, 2015, 64 pages
26 black and white photographs, case-bound, 9×9 inches
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This sumptuous case-bound edition features 26 black and white photographs, each corresponding with letters of the alphabet. Pulled from Debbie Fleming Caffery’s deep archive, this book reimagines in an open and creative way that essential experience of every childhood – our ABCs. Caffery’s Alphabet reaches hearts and teaches minds through the playful interaction between the alphabet and photography. —Fall Line Press
Debbie Fleming Caffery is internationally renowned for her work in documentary photography and as a photography teacher. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship; George Soros Foundation; Open Society Institute; Katrina Media Fellowship; The Lou Stoumen Award from the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego; and the Michael P. Smith Documentary Photography Award, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Her early work on Louisiana’s sugar cane harvesting resulted in a book, Carry Me Home, published by Smithsonian Press and was the subject of a one-person show at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. Her other books include Polly and The Shadows published by Twin Palms Press; and Collection L’Oiseau Rare, Filigranes Edition, France. Her work is exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; the Bibliothèque nationale de France; the Museum Für Kunst und Gewerbe, Germany; New Orleans Museum of Art; Harvard University; the Elton John Collection; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.