A Year of Mornings
Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes
Where it all began! We are so excited to offer you our first book. It was an honor to be a part of your mornings throughout 2007 and A Year of Mornings gives an opportunity to revisit them again and again. This holiday season our book arrive wrapped in our favorite tissue with blue twine. Happy holidays!
—MAV & SCB
A Year of Mornings collects 236 images--always taken before 10 am without discussion between the two women--from this uniquely 21st century artistic collaboration. The intimacy of these photographs--discarded clothing, a view of a snowy day from the window, a tablecloth--combined with their striking similarities in color and composition defies the reality of their long-distance collaboration. While clearly kindred spirits, the two women have met in person only once. Their friendship is maintained solely online, sustained by a shared love for moments of serenity, solitude, and peacefulness. The annotated photographs in A Year of Mornings radiate an aura of sweetness and light--the promise of a new day.