Dissected Library: Altered Books Fragments

Dissected Library: Sculpture, Relief, Jewelry

Don't Let Anyone

The fragments are altered books of an intimate size that fit comfortably in your hand - they can (usually) stand upright or hang on a nail. Each one carries a short message/verse/saying/thought composed from words culled from that and/or other altered books.

 

The process is akin to fishing for words in a sea of books - sometimes they float to the surface and, in a sense, find me - sometimes they’re found by carefully combing through  pages - sometimes I have to compose an allusive word by cobbling together parts of other words.  I consider these Book Fragments to be thought momentos of these little creative journeys.

Today Again
Secret Ingredient
Lost Ardour
If The Sea

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