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Myth And Metamorphosis: Classic Literature Transformed

Myth And Metamorphosis: Classic Literature Transformed

"The First Cut" presents a classic twist on Ovid's "Metamorphoses." The Metamorphoses is Ovid's epic poem about "bodies which have been transformed into shapes of different kinds." With motifs of violence, punishment, reward, and pathos, dwelling within this class tale, Ovid writes...

"The First Cut" presents a classic twist on Ovid's "Metamorphoses." The Metamorphoses is Ovid's epic poem about "bodies which have been transformed into shapes of different kinds." With motifs of violence, punishment,...

Book Alchemy: I Transform Old Books Into Sculptures

Book Alchemy: I Transform Old Books Into Sculptures

For over seventeen years I have transformed used books into sculptures through a wide range of artistic approaches. Working with the nature of the books that I find, I'm interested in delving into the internal landscapes of books to create new...

For over seventeen years I have transformed used books into sculptures through a wide range of artistic approaches. Working with the nature of the books that I find, I'm interested in...

5,000 Books Pour Out of a Window in Spain

5,000 Books Pour Out of a Window in Spain

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,...

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...

Book Igloo by Miler Lagos

Book Igloo by Miler Lagos

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.

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...

Written Portraits, or The Real Facebook

Written Portraits, or The Real Facebook

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...

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....