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Mysterious and elaborate paper sculptures have been popping up in locations around Edinburgh’s literary scene for months, and Central Stn user chrisdonia has documented the awesomeness for all to see. As of yet, nobody seems to know the identity of the artist who is gifting these works to libraries, theaters, and literary spaces across the city, but I can’t imagine a more charming and marvelous thing to come across during a routine wander through the stacks!
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Each sculpture was made using book pages and covers, and each has a note attached with the twitter handle of the place where the sculpture was left, the words “A gift in support of libraries, books, words, ideas,” and sometimes a more personalized piece of prose describing importance of the location.
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More photos of these wonderful sculptures can be found in the Paper Sculptures set on chrisdonia’s Flickr.
For additional book sculpture goodness, check out the work by these talented artists:
Sue Blackwell
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2006/11/book_sculptures.html
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2006/11/book-sculptures.html
Even more here: http://www.sublackwell.co.uk/
Brian Dettmer
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/03/book_sculptures_by_brian_dettm.html
Even more here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/briandettmer/
Georgia Russell
http://craftzine.com/05/paperroundup/
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2007/05/book-art-1.html
Even more here: http://www.englandgallery.com/artist_group.php?mainId=32&media=Constructions%20%26%20mixed%20media

Haley Pierson-Cox

Brooklyn-based DIY from a Gal in Granny Glasses
http://www.thezenofmaking.com


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