Press for the Phone of the Spirit
"In 2016, 130 people died of drug overdoses in Memphis – that's 130 families struggling through the loss of a loved one and untold tidal waves of grief. Artist Emily Harvey created “The Phone of the Spirit” as a place where people can take their grief and perhaps say the things that were left unsaid."
"In response to his death and the rising number of others like it, Harvey decided to install a phone booth, an art installation of sorts... The phone is not connected, but the booth is meant to encourage grieving and healing for those who have lost friends and relatives to the growing drug epidemic."