Language as Object

Stephen Doyle creates astonishing paper sculptures by cutting out lines of text from the pages of a book and gluying each line to the next. He uses lines of text instead of pieces of wood or metal. The idea was to make fun of hypertext on a computer — how a line will lead from here to there, thereby changing the context of every other line. He had intended it as a parody, but it actually had some serious weight as a visual idea. That’s when his creations really started.
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