I hadn’t given a whole lot of thought to Lilith. But I had given her a little thought over the years and I never really understood how she and the Serpent were connected.
Recitation is fundamental to the Quran’s reception. As in Judaism, the distance between the book and message is the voice of the reader reciting. Jews murmur their sacred texts to themselves, Muslims recite them to an audience.
This drawing came about through a wonderful “needle in a haystack” experience at the University of Oregon Knight Library book sale.
This piece reconstructs two different “prescriptive” sources: Robert Haven Schauffler’s’ The Poetry Cure and Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyat. The Poetry Cureis a humorous anthology of poems organized by ailment …
Various artworks on paper: drawings, collages, doodles. All of the projects posted in this gallery are made from books that I cut apart or otherwise deconstructed in the process of remaking.