Bed and Breakfast
by Susan Lipper
28 color plates
softback / 4 x 6 in.
edition of 1000
The Country Life series invited artists to respond to the George Garland Collection,
archived at the West Sussex County Records Office. Garland made thousands of
photographs from his studio in Petworth of the rural England that he knew would
For the fourth and final commission in the series, American photographer Susan
Lipper depicts rural English village life as an alien landscape. Her colour
photographs make up a diaristic account of her experience travelling through the
area, staying in old-fashioned Bed & Breakfasts, and follows her attempts to
understand and to find her own meaning in strange scenes and fragments.
This small but powerful book includes an essay by David Chandler