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Brian Dettmer- a Decade of turning Book Surgery into Art
The richness and depth of the book is universally respected yet often undiscovered as the monopoly of the form and relevance of the information fades over time. The book’s intended function has decreased and the form remains linear in a non-linear world. By altering physical forms of information and shifting preconceived functions, new and unexpected roles emerge. This is the area I currently operate in. Through meticulous excavation or concise alteration I edit or dissect communicative objects or systems such as books, maps, tapes and other media. The medium’s role transforms. Its content is recontextualized and new meanings or interpretations emerge.
Organic tree chandeliers By Giuseppe Licari
Giuseppe Licari created a network of extended tree roots hanging from the ceiling like organic chandeliers. He was born in 1980 in Erice, Sicily. He studied Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, and spent a year of studies at AKI Enschede, in the Netherlands, at the Monumental Departments of Art. There he got in contact with site-specific installations. Since then, installations, happenings, and ephemeral art have become the main field of interest for him. Giuseppe builds celestial environments using different materials with particular reference to nature. This is a site-specific installation titled “Humus” which refers to the soil layer that is necessary for the growth of trees and plants. The roots of trees are attached to the top of a constructed ceiling, transforming the room into a sort of underground lair. The artist tries to give to the audience an active role in his work.
Awesome aerial photos of Iceland by Sarah Martinet
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French photographer Sarah Martinet recently took an excursion from her usual wedding and portrait work to shoot this fantastic series of aerial landscapes of Iceland. Capturing the Nordic country’s beautiful, lush hills and valleys was no easy task. Sarah hung herself out the side of an open airplane to get these unobstructed shots of the Icelandic countryside. Every mountain peak, rushing waterfall, and flowing waterway is able to be seen all at once in each terrific shot thanks to the hard to get angles. She has much more of her work from Iceland, including many she shot on the ground which allowed to get some great intimate shots of an Iceland viking village