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The Dissected Manuscript – Instructables I just basically did this, with a Dutch book I found once on a pavement in Amsterdam. Only funkier, with a shredder. It was, or still is, a book by Adriaan van der Veen, called Wij Hebben Vleugels, published by Em. Querido in 1946. It has an epigraph by Wordsworth: […]


Despatches

01Aug07

the photographer Cara Barer makes images of books as objects in a state of flux, raising questions about their possible obsolescence as repositories of knowledge. But as you look at these worn pages that flicker before you, scrolling into folds and curlicues, or forming into dense impacted masses, they begin to seem like living things, […]