Recycling books and tapes into sculptures, by Brian Dettmer

Old books, records, tapes, maps, and other media frequently fall into a realm that too much of today’s art occupies. Their intended role has decreased or deceased and they often exist simply as symbols of the ideas they represent rather than true conveyers of content. … When an object’s intended function is fleeting, the necessity for a new approach to its form and content arises.












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  2. […] Thanks to Nicolle for sharing the work of Brian Dettmer, who creates these intricate sculptures from books. It reminded me of the work of Guy Laramee, who we featured in a particularly book-related Friday Favourites some time ago. Found via My Design Stories. […]

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