Saturday, September 27, 2008
The Sorted Books Project
I love this. Carefully arranged "book clusters" from artist Nina Katchadourian's Sorted Books project. From private homes to public libraries, the curatorial process is the same: "[C]ulling through a collection of books, pulling particular titles, and eventually grouping the books into clusters so that the titles can be read in sequence, from top to bottom."
The results can be touchy-feely:
Lifetime Movie of the Week-y:
Lear on the heath-y:
Or Steven Spielberg-y, circa 1975. Cue the ominous cello music:
See more of the Sorted Books project here.