BOOKMARKS for a MIXED RACE NARRATIVE: Who Could and Couldn't Marry Whom (Cast-offs; Resistance to Framing) - detail
cut and torn paper, collage
22" x 30"
(Portraits Courtesy of Harry H. Laughlin Collection, Special Collections Department, Pickler Memorial Library, Truman State University)
Portraits and text from a document titled "Anti-Miscegenation Laws of the Several States: 1932" are recontextualized and graphically displayed as 'bookmarks'. 'Bookmarks' references the increasingly significant role of reading/research in my practice and in the 'writing' of a personal narrative within a social, historical context.