Its a heart wrenching  sight let me tell you.  When I wake on a strange Monday morning in  deletist Thought Police mode, all my books scramble for cover. They KNEW, just KNEW today was the day. Selected for recycling and make over is Bones of Contention.

This book was over 10 months in the making believe it or not.  It began life as a treatise on bones used to support Darwin (proved to be fake), became an altered book, then a completely remade book (9 months work was pulped and made into this) NOW its going to be something else again - mail art. So when you get a piece of strange looking paper pulp with one of these, know that it was a book before.

Know too that nothing is ever lost, it is born to be remade.

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 31, 2011 at 5:02pm
And the bones? They will stay in a safe, secure exibit case somewhere? What a remarkable piece...and you will actually "deconstruct" it? ...and let the "leaves" of pulp papers fly to the winds around the world? What a generous deed, indeed! (Perhaps one will arrive in Greece? hint, hint) but if you set a theme, those who receive, could use it as part of a new mail art and return it to South Africa? 'Looking at the photos in this blog, my mind wonders into creative heaven, girl!

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