Five Artists Transform Books Into Unique Sculptures

Rebound: Dissections and Excavations in Book Art is an exciting installation that utilizes books for much more than just reading. The exhibition, which is currently open at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, the collective exhibit features artwork by five different mixed-media artists: Doug Beube, Long-Bin Chen, Brian Dettmer, Guy Laramée, and Francesca Pastine.

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ABOVE – Blood Diamond Mural

Street artist ABOVE got down on a very controversial mural on the exterior wall of Johannesburg’s “Jewel City”.
“Africa has had a devastating history of blood diamond wars. Blood diamond refers to a diamond mined in a war zone and then sold to finance an invading army’s war efforts, usually in Africa where more than two-thirds of the worlds diamonds are extracted.” – As said by ABOVE. Pictures and Video after the jump.

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