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When Books Become Sculpture and Imagination Takes the Reins

I'm trying not to press my nose against the glass like a child outside a sweet shop, but it's hard because I feel a bit hungry around the eyes. I make my way round the ten paper sculptures sitting quietly on an upper-floor of the Scottish Poetry Library. There’s a simpering tide of superlatives attempting to break free from my biro. Having been to many unsatisfactory exhibitions in my time – rows of hanging windbreaks and unintelligible conceptual scrawlings and anything Jeff Koons has ever vomited out – I know what a rare thing this is. And best of all, the sculptures are made out of books. Read more →