This installation is about being denied equal rights in a country that has at its foundation, “all men are created equal.” It is also about the homophobia and the legislation of it that not only affects the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities, but also their friends and families.
Larry Jens Anderson’s work is saturated with the influence of his mid-western family. Anderson received his MVA from Georgia State University, and was a drawing, painting, and printmaking professor at The Atlanta College of Art from 1982 until 2006. Currently Anderson is a professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. Anderson works primarily in charcoal, pencil, and collage, but has worked with installation, video, and sculpture throughout his career as well.