Friday, August 3, 2012

Art: aMAZEme

aMAZEme by Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo
On exhibit at the Southbank Centre for the London 2012 Festival

Replicating their smaller art installation in Rio de Janiero, Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo, in collaboration with production company Hungry Man, built this labyrinth of 250,000 remaindered, used and new books based on a fingerprint belonging to writer Jorge Luis Borges.  Authors will be reading books inside the 500 square metre maze of books stacked 2.5 metres high. Visitors will also be able to explore small screens featuring literary themes and quotes and interact with social media sites. Talk about getting lost in reading...

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