Cose bellissime / FEATURED / 12 novembre 2015

Alexander Korzer-Robinson

By using pre-existing media as a starting point, certain boundaries are set by the material, which I aim to transform through my process. Thus, an encyclopedia can become a window into an alternate world, much like lived reality becomes its alternate in remembered experience. These books, having been stripped of their utilitarian value by the passage of time, regain new purpose. They are no longer tools to learn about the world, but rather a means to gain insight about oneself. The book pieces in the pictures have been made by cutting into the books, cutting around some of the illustrations and removing others. The composition is built only using the imagery that is already in a particular volume. I try to create hints of a narrative in my pieces without being too concrete, and this is something people seem to respond to. It is an invitation to the viewer to engage with the imagery, to enter into a dialogue with what they see.

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Pezzi unici e d’antiquariato i collage dell’artista di Bristol Alexander Korzer-Robinson. I suoi lavori sono frutto di un lavoro certosino di taglio e di scelte precise e calcolate perché le immagini sono pre esistenti all’interno del libro. Il risultato è una sorta di opera 3D, un libro scavato, una composizione a strati che ricorda i teatri di carta di epoca vittoriana.

 

 


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