Who Says Books Are Only Meant For Reading?

Paper folding art from exploded library
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“All of my books are folded, never cut or glued, into my own designs. I try to find books that have been cast off, have lost their value as readable material and give them a second life as a small work of art,” [1] states this artist from the Exploded Library. And rest assured, she doesn’t use antique or valuable books.

Acordian book art by  Exploded Library
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1. "WHAT I DO." Explodedlibrary.com. Retrieved on December 28th, 2012.

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Shipra Jain is an Indian-based science student who graduated from University of Delhi with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics in 2009. She received a Master’s degree in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati) in the year 2011 with a specialization in experimental material physics. After that she migrated to atmospheric physics and started working... Follow the author @ and view more articles.