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Chattanooga: The Green Factory
Pierre Bessard

Chattanooga The Green Factory, Pierre Bessard

Chattanooga The Green Factory, Pierre BessardChattanooga: The Green Factory
Pierre Bessard
Editions Bessard


Hardcover in a clamshell box
126 pages
228 x 300 mm
Signed and numbered edition of 2000 copies
ISBN: 9782953720402


“I vaguely remember some of the landscapes of Cormac McCarthy’s first novels. The moist atmosphere of some plays written by Tennessee Williams in the region. But once I arrived in Chattanooga, I discovered a totally different country. A life separate from the one I had briefly glimpsed while covering stories for French newspapers in major U.S. cities. Something very different from what Europeans, sometimes stuck in their stereotypes, could perceive from the other side of the Atlantic.” – Pierre Bessard

A meditation on the American Dream by Pierre Bessard in this ambitious and impressive production. Beautifully presented hardback with multiple gatefold pages housed in a clamshell box.

About the Artist
Pierre Bessard has already lived several lives, between France, China and Korea, he was a reporter-photographer at AFP, head of the photo department of picture magazine VSD, documentary director (CAPA / ARTE), photojournalist for the REA press agency, winner of numerous prizes, grants, aid for creation (Villa Médicis outside the walls, etc.).

About the Publisher
Editions Bessard is a Paris-based independent publishing house created by Pierre Bessard in 2011. Focusing on working with artists, writers and curators to realise intellectually challenging projects in book form.

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