GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MISS ROJ (2007)
13.5″ H x 6″ W x 3.5″ D x 76″ open
Unique accordion double-fold artist book with cut paper
Arches black paper, gouache, leather
Japanese paper, painted Zebra leather
Lined leather box by Carolyn Chadwick
Text from THE COLORED MUSEUM by GEORGE C. WOLFE
Artist Book and sculpture, MISS ROJ, created for the Kentucky Museum’s Visions and Voices: Art Inspired by Kentucky Poetry, Prose and Songwriting.
One of eleven vignettes or “exhibits” in Kentucky-born director, writer and producer George C. Wolfe’s tour de force play, which features a feisty “snap” drag queen, Miss Roj, who rages against urban life, exploitation and indifference.