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Bells of Ireland #2


Featuring the flowers affectionately called the Bells of Ireland, the photographs document the slow decomposition of their initial beauty. While capturing the subsequent transformation into alternate but equally arresting delicacy, the images stop time alluring the viewer to share the moment before it quickly passes into another state.


Kerry Mansfield is a San Francisco based photographer whose work explores time and how it effects our perceptions of what we see. Born in New Jersey in 1974, Kerry graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography from UC Berkeley and did further studies at CCA (California College of the Arts) to refine her sense of space and architecture.

Her work has been exhibited globally and garnered numerous honors including LensCulture’s Single Image Award, multiple World Photography Organization and IPA Awards, and as a Critical Mass Finalist for three straight years. A host of press and publications, ranging from the PDN Photo Annual to the New York Times LensBlog, have featured several of her bodies of work, including the most recent Expired series.

Kerry’s Expired solo exhibition at Corden Potts Gallery was well received and will be followed by an Expired monograph published in late 2016 accompanied by solo exhibitions in several major U.S. Cities. Currently her Grounded series can be viewed at the S.F. International Airport Museum through December of 2016.