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Off Book: Book Art

 

Books are in a conflicted state. Should they still exist in a digital era? Will they all be replaced by Kindles and Nooks? These questions dominate the discussion of books in our time. A select group of artists, who use books as their medium, engage this discussion from another angle. From pop culture pop-ups, to surreal sculptural stories, to reformations of antique sacred texts, these creators re-envision what the experience of a book can be. At times playful, and other times profound, this episode explores the boundaries of one of the most important human creations. 

 

Featuring:

 

Matthew Reinhart, Paper Engineer

Andrea Dezso, Book Artist

Carole Kunstadt, Book Artist

 

Music by:

 

Tunguska Electronic Music Society, http://tunguskagrooves.com/en/

Transient, http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/transient_(Jamendo)

Yukikaze, http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/Yukikaze_%284%29

Mindthings, http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/mindthings

 

For more information on book art:

http://centerforbookarts.org/

 

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Twitter: @pbsoffbook

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Produced by Kornhaber Brown: http://www.kornhaberbrown.com

 

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