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5,000 Books Pour Out of a Window in Spain

By • Apr 26th, 2012 • Category: Art, Installation, Latest Posts

Spanish installation artist Alicia Martin transforms thousands of old books into giant waterfalls which pour out the windows straight into the streets. Her massive installations have been installed in various places across Europe, however Martin’s most recent series, known as Biografies, are based in her hometown, Madrid. These gravity-defying book sculptures from her Biografies series were installed in the three of Madrid’s historic buildings, each installation consisting of approximately 5,000 books.

Book Igloo by Miler Lagos

By • Apr 16th, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Colombian artist Miler Lagos constructed this entirely self-supporting book igloo using nothing more than carefully aligned books. Titled ‘Home’, this dome-like installation was on display at MagnanMetz Gallery in New York City late last year.

Written Portraits, or The Real Facebook

By • Mar 30th, 2011 • Category: Creative Products, Latest Posts

Each year CPNB (Collective Promotion Dutch Literature) organises the Dutch Book Week to promote Dutch literature. And every year a specific genre is being profiled. This year the(auto) biography is featured. This is translated in the theme ‘Geschreven Portretten’, which translates in Written Portraits’. Van Wanten Etcet era created the campaign, which show the different faces behind the (auto) biographies.