Drawings" were made using my left hand, after I broke my right arm in June,2000,
and reflect diary entries and x-ray sources as my arm was healing. Each task was
a small victory against my disability. The title is a pun on the meaning of
"Sinister," (left), which ascribes a threatening, perhaps even an evil
connotation of skeletal images. Although my "Fourteen Stations"/"Hey Yud Dalet"
project, my Kaddish for the victims of the Holocaust, had to stop for months,
work on this book was a defiant reaffirmation of my creative abilities in the
face of a temporarily crippling condition. I incorporated wrought iron bars,
originally tests for frames of my "Fourteen Stations" drawings, with solid
walnut and readily available hardware to create the actual covers/base for this
book. The continued of use of my favorite materials with innovative
juxtaposition of images and journal entries recording the healing process of my
Humerus. As my bone healed, the process of drawing and constructing this book
healed my spirit.