Places for the Spirit

Places for the Spirit

Traditional African American Gardens

Photographs by Vaughn Sills

Foreword by Hilton Als

Introduction by Lowry Pei

A mystical and spiritual portrait of African American folk gardens in the South

Places for the Spirit is a stunning collection of over 80 documentary photographs of African American folk gardens — and their creators — in the Deep South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina). These landscapes have a unique historical significance due to the design elements and spiritual ...

  • Hardcover
  • 9781595340641
  • Published: August 2010