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Last month, the book art piece above was found at the National Library of Scotland. It was the fourth piece found since March in a book-friendly location in Scotland.
Read the rest of the wonderful story at Book Patrol. I highly recommend listening to the audio description on the page. I love the organic feel of art unconnected to the artist, no objectivity allowed, the art experienced on its own as a gift to the world; like graffiti as the story’s author alludes in the title with the reference to Banksy.
“By using pre-existing media as a starting point, certain boundaries are set by the material, which I aim to transform through my process. Thus, an encyclopedia can become a window into an alternate world, much like lived reality becomes its alternate in remembered experience. These books, having been stripped of their utilitarian value by the passage of time, regain new purpose. They are no longer tools to learn about the world, but rather a means to gain insight about oneself.”
~ Alexander Korzer-Robinson