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Winner of the Get Altered challenge at Eclectic Paperie
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Maybe it was the master of 9GAG.COM, but who was the artist? I searched for the original without success. It’s all over the ‘Net and if the artist chose to share it without credit – as so many generously do – I hope they are aware of and enjoy its popularity.
“My art is inspired by the death of the printed word. Books and newspapers are becoming artifacts of the 21st century. As a society we’re shifting away from print consumption and heading straight towards full digital lives. My sculptures are products of their environment —both literally and figuratively. As often as I can, I use local newspapers to add authenticity, and the form the sculpture takes is a reflection of the personal connection I feel to that particular city.” Nick Georgiou
From Mysteries of Vernacular, where you will currently find 3 more of the planned 26 episodes – one for each letter of the alphabet. This one might be a nice little extra for Alberta Grade 6 Science Topic D: Evidence & Investigation.