“A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.” – Carl Sagan, Cosmos
Words on white pages transport us to worlds of wonder and wisdom, and we lead lives entirely unlike our own. With each turn of the page, our imaginations take to the skies and black ink paints characters and colours in our minds. As we celebrate National Library Week, we realise books can be bewitching and beautiful, without having to be read. Instead, they can be cut up, sliced through, stained, torn and sculpted. They are not destroyed, they are art.
Seven artists show us that you don’t have to read a book to see its beauty; you don’t have to turn the page to see the story.
Find the full article here: Old Books and the Seven Artists