Pages from a water-damaged Black Panthers book

I was laid off from my art teaching job in July 2011, and books I brought back from my art classroom were put in my basement. This series was created by scanning what happened after my basement flooded, and, after letting the books dry out for several weeks, I opened this beautiful book of Black Panther photography by Stephen Shame. It, along with dozens of other lovely books, was ruined. I was rehired two weeks later.

Albert Stabler: bertstabler [at],

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