Old books transformed into screen
With the growing popularity of electronic devices and the possibility to take everywhere hundreds of books in just one subject, the future of books as we know them, may be at risk in the near future.
The old books can also become a screen. And that’s what made the painter Mike Stilkey, which reuses used books that libraries no longer want and turn them into giant screens for his paintings. Many of these books can not be recycled due to a large amount of paint and glue have.
The works of Stilkey, a self-taught, ranging from small parts in small watercolors sculptures books, through huge installations of hundreds of exposed books in libraries, universities and galleries around the world.