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Paper Collage Shadowbox

H 25cm x W 25cm

 

These three dimensional shadow box constructions are made from layers of pigment printed acetate  and elements giclee printed paper cut-outs. This creates an interesting shadow play that gives these pieces visual depth.

 

The  shadow boxes are artist's multiples in open edition.

SKU: TDGO05

ALEXANDER KORZER-ROBINSON

 

Through my work in the tradition of collage I am pursuing a very personal obsession of creating narrative scenarios in small format. By using antiquarian books, it makes the work simultaneously an exploration and a deconstruction of nostalgia.


We create our own past from fragments of reality in a process that combines the willful aspects of remembering and forgetting with the coincidental and unconscious.

 

On a general level, I aim to illustrate this process that forms our inner landscape.

 

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.

 

 I make book sculptures / cut books by working through a book, page by page, cutting around some of the illustrations while removing others. In this way, I build my composition using only the images found in the book.

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Image Credits:  Barney Hindle Photography