Su Blackwell’s Book-cut Sculptures

There is something truly wonderful in how UK artist Su Blackwell elicits childhood memories of favourite readings, as she cuts up old books turning them into delicate and fragile three-dimensional dreamscapes. I love the trees recycled into books recycled into trees. Click to enlarge.

Sue Blackwell Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice: Through the Looking Glass

Sue Blackwell Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Sue Blackwell Snow Queen

Snow Queen

Sue Blackwell Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Sue Blackwell Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Read her Artists Statement here.

2 Responses to “Su Blackwell’s Book-cut Sculptures”

  1. Three blocks of text « word and image Says:

    […] and image working both sides of the brain « Su Blackwell’s Book-cut Sculptures Text in the Machine […]

  2. speaksinside Says:

    Reblogged this on speaksinside and commented:
    way awesome!

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