Phantom Power

Barbara Diener

Paper over board 7 1⁄2 x 10 In. / 112 pages / 45 color photographs
ISBN 9781942084457
List Price: US $45.00

“...a poem, a diary exploring grief and belief and the unknown. The images are sometimes mysterious, sometimes frightening, sometimes whimsical, but there is always a feeling that the images contain more.”,
Photographer's Forum, Winter 2018

“Diener explores and interprets the possibilities through her photography using various techniques such as suggestive aberrations and double exposures which draw on an expansive history of photographers who have experimented with the medium’s unique relationship with the concept of truth.”,
The Visualist, May 24, 2018

Also featured by:
Humble Arts Foundation

Photographs by Barbara Diener
Foreword by Allison Grant
Contributions by Gregory Harris 

Phantom Power is a book about the intangible. Barbara Diener is fascinated by unexplained phenomena and, in this book, she has used a variety of methods to capture images that convey the ineffable qualities of human existence.

Barbara Diener is an award-winning, lens-based artist and currently the
Collection Manager in the Department of Photography at the Art Institute of

Allison Grant is a writer, curator, artist, and Assistant Professor in the Art and
Art History Department at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Gregory Harris is the Assistant Curator of Photography at the High Museum of
Art in Atlanta.