Emma Taylor's Profile

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The fate of the book is becoming more and more critical as digital replacements ingrain themselves deeper into our society. To me the possibility of the end of the book is a tragic one; I appreciate books as an object as much as I enjoy the stories and knowledge which they hold. I predominantly work with antiquarian books as they often show evidence of their own personal story, perhaps through an inscription on the cover or a drawing on a page which adds a new layer of narrative. The theme for each sculpture may be inspired by a number of things including the title, size, shape or cover of the book. I work with wire, wadding and strips of vintage book pages to create the impression of the sculpture emerging from within a book.

I currently sell photographic prints and bookmarks of my sculptures.
I hope you enjoy my work…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 24
  • Joined January 4, 2013

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Books

About

The fate of the book is becoming more and more critical as digital replacements ingrain themselves deeper into our society. To me the possibility of the end of the book is a tragic one; I appreciate books as an object as much as I enjoy the stories and knowledge which they hold. I predominantly work with antiquarian books as they often show evidence of their own personal story, perhaps through an inscription on the cover or a drawing on a page which adds a new layer of narrative. The theme for each sculpture may be inspired by a number of things including the title, size, shape or cover of the book. I work with wire, wadding and strips of vintage book pages to create the impression of the sculpture emerging from within a book.

I currently sell photographic prints and bookmarks of my sculptures.
I hope you enjoy my work.

Please feel free to contact me anytime on:
fromwithinabook [!at] gmail.com/

or why not have a look at my blog:
http://fromwithinbook.tumblr.com/

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