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Alexander Korzer Robinson’s awesome book sculptures are made by working through a book, page by page, cutting around some of the illustrations while removing others. The images seen in the finished work, are left standing in their original place.

“Before Alexander begins to work on a new piece certain boundaries are predetermined through the literature in which he uses. Through his process he aims to transform the meaning of this preexisting material. The encyclopaedia becomes 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 Alexander sees them as a means to gain insight into our memory process.”

Visit Beautiful Decay to see more examples of Alexander Korzer Robinson’s wonderful artwork. 

Now I just need them to dance, and tell me stories and then i won’t need to READ ANYMORE.

THANK GOD.

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