Danse Macabre (with an introduction by Susan Ludvigson)

Connie Imboden’s first collection of photographs, Out of Darkness (Zürich and Paris: Edition Fotofolie, 1992), won the 1993 silver medal in the Swiss competition Schönste Bücher aus Aller Welt (Most Beautiful Book in the World). Imboden’s other books of photography are The Raw Seduction of Flesh (London: Silver Arts, 1999), Beauty of Darkness (New York: Custom & Limited Editions, 1999), and Piercing Illusions (San Francisco: Foto Book Press, 2001). Her work has been published in Focus, Aperture, American Photo, and elsewhere, and is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the National Museum of American Art in Washington, among many others. Imboden teaches photography at the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Maine Media Workshops, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Center for Photography at Woodstock.