RV-091 Elizabeth F. Kaplan 1 of 2
What inspired the creation of this piece? Having recently become an altered book artist, I knew I wanted to participate as soon as I read about this project on the Yahoo Group board. This was the first project I took on as such, because I was looking to share this new affiliation. Second, I thought the malicious destruction of these [books about] homosexuality was tantamount to a hate crime. Obviously, ignorance begat this violence and it saddened me greatly as I explain in my collage page inside the front cover.