Different Worlds

Book Autopsies

Book autopsies. By Brian Dettmer.

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“I cut into the cover of the book and dissect through it from the front. I work with knives, tweezers and other surgical tools to carve one page at a time, exposing each page while cutting around ideas and images of interest. Nothing inside the books is relocated or implanted, only removed. The completed pieces expose new relationships of a book’s internal elements exactly where they have been since their original conception.”

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