Psychopomp Magazine Summer 2015 - Page 16

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Artist statement: "I began my style of erasure poetry after I found a local library discarding their books. I wondered if there was a way to give the words in these books new life. I first attempted to make altered book art, thinking of Ann Hamilton’s Tropos. However, I was more selective in the text burning and started lifting out words and shapes."