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What can you do with print books?

What can you do with print books?

What can you do with print books?   Of course, you can read them, lend them, give them, exchange them or sell them. Or. like Bookman which usually sells them, you can use them as a prop in an advertisement.   Have a look at their video clip, it’s awesome 🙂   … Read entire article »

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Micro-Libraries- Mailbox-style micro-libraries around the U.S.

Micro-Libraries- Mailbox-style micro-libraries around the U.S.

Micro-Libraries- Mailbox-style micro-libraries around the U.S.   Created by  Todd Bol and Josie Pradella, the Tiny House libraries are a concept geared at fighting analphabetism and promote literacy. The  mail box style micro-libraries are a place where people can take a bookand replaceit with another, providing access to free books to anyone in the area. The project aims to create 2510 such micro-libraries and is going well as shown on this Google micro-libraries map. Here is a short … Read entire article »

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Micro-Libraries – Weapons of Mass Instruction

Micro-Libraries – Weapons of Mass Instruction

Micro-Libraries – Weapons of Mass Instruction Argentina-based Raul Lemesoff created the Arma De Instruccion Masiva (Weapon of Mass Instruction), a converted 1979 Ford Falcon formerly belonging to the Argentine armed forces, to distribute free books to people on the streets of Buenos Aires This brings books to the most remote corners of Argentina ans is Raul Lemesoff way of turning war material into a tool for the betterment of his country. All books come from donations and are distributed … Read entire article »

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Micro Libraries – When Books Camp Outside – The BookYard

Micro Libraries – When Books Camp Outside – The BookYard

Micro Libraries – When Books Camp Outside – The BookYard In Ghent, Belgium, St. Peter’s Abbey Vineyard has been a part of the town  landscape since the Middle Ages. Now this historic vineyard has gotten a  beautiful new addition, dubbed Bookyard, which was recently installed by the  Italian artist Massimo  Bartolini. Designed as part of the art festival Track:  A Contemporary City Conversation, 12 sweeping bookcases  align with the Abbey’s grapevines and harken back to an … Read entire article »

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Book Art – Bubble Books

Book Art – Bubble Books Georgia Russell is a Scottish artist who slashes, cuts and dissects printed matter, transforming books, music scores, maps, newspapers and photographs. Russell has been represented by England & Co since she graduated from the Royal College of Art, and her numerous solo and group exhibitions with the gallery have led to her work being acquired by The Victoria and Albert Museum and lent to exhibitions in museums in Europe, Canada and the USA, most recently to the Museum of Art & Design, New York. Below are a few samples of the fascinating ways she sees books     … Read entire article »

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