Alexander Korzer-Robinson is a surgeon. He cuts into books, peeling off the words like flesh, revealing their illustrated entrails, then moves them around until they’re beautiful. His attempt to dissect nostalgia is admirable, and even a little unsettling.
In his own words:
“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.”
Heady stuff, but it hits in the gut. Take a closer look at his website to see more.
© Alexander Korzer-Robinson