The other
The other

6 cm x 11 cm x 14 cm / Handmade paper, polyester resin / 2013

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El otro
El otro

6 cm x 11 cm x 14 cm / Handmade paper, polyester resin / 2013

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The other
The other

6 cm x 11 cm x 14 cm / Handmade paper, polyester resin / 2013

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Surcos de ley tomo II
Surcos de ley tomo II

10cm x 10,5cm x 5,5cm / Handmade paper, digital printing and ceramic / 2012

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Surcos de ley tomo II
Surcos de ley tomo II

10cm x 10,5cm x 5,5cm / Handmade paper, digital printing and ceramic / 2012

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Surcos de ley, tomo I
Surcos de ley, tomo I

10cm x 9cm x 5,5cm / Handmade paper, digital printing and ceramic / 2012

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Surcos de ley, tomo I
Surcos de ley, tomo I

10cm x 9cm x 5,5cm / Handmade paper, digital printing and ceramic / 2012

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Surcos de ley, tomo I
Surcos de ley, tomo I

10cm x 9cm x 5,5cm / Handmade paper, digital printing and ceramic / 2012

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The law: From stone to paper
The law: From stone to paper

15cm x 15cm x 15cm / Handmade paper and stone/ 2012

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The law: From stone to paper
The law: From stone to paper

15cm x 15cm x 15cm / Handmade paper and stone/ 2012

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The law: From stone to paper
The law: From stone to paper

15cm x 15cm x 15cm / Handmade paper and stone/ 2012

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Tribute to Primo Levi
Tribute to Primo Levi

13,5cm x 13,5 cm x 9,5cm / Handmade paper, nickel chromium wire and wood / 2012

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Tribute to Primo Levi
Tribute to Primo Levi

13,5cm x 13,5 cm x 9,5cm / Handmade paper, nickel chromium wire and wood / 2012

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Who begins by burning books, ends by
Who begins by burning books, ends by

30cm x 67cm x 18cm / Artist book, original book, handmade paper / 2006

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Who begins by burning books...
Who begins by burning books...

30cm x 67cm x 18cm / Artist book, original book, handmade paper / 2006

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Who begins by burning books...
Who begins by burning books...

30cm x 67cm x 18cm / Artist book, original book, handmade paper / 2006

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Who begins by burning books, ends by
Who begins by burning books, ends by

30cm x 67cm x 18cm / Artist book, original book, handmade paper / 2006

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Where words end...
Where words end...

24cm x 34cm x 7cm / Artist book, handmade paper and phormium/ 2003

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Where words end...
Where words end...

24cm x 34cm x 7cm / Artist book, handmade paper and phormium/ 2003

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Where words end...
Where words end...

24cm x 34cm x 7cm / Artist book, handmade paper and phormium/ 2003

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From generation to generation
From generation to generation

10cm × 21cm / Artist book / 2002

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From generation to generation
From generation to generation

10cm × 21cm / Artist book / 2002

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Roots
Roots

350cm × 70cm / Handmade paper / 2001

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Roots
Roots

350cm × 70cm / Handmade paper / 2001

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Roots
Roots

350cm × 70cm / Handmade paper / 2001

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Roots
Roots

350cm × 70cm / Handmade paper / 2001

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Pilares
Pilares

80cm × 140cm / Copper and handmade paper of phormium / 2000

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Pilares
Pilares

80cm × 140cm / Copper and handmade paper of phormium / 2000

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Pilares
Pilares

80cm × 140cm / Copper and handmade paper of phormium / 2000

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My hands
My hands

62cm × 30cm / 80cm × 140cm / Hndmade paper and cotton phormium / 1999

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My hands
My hands

62cm × 30cm / 80cm × 140cm / Hndmade paper and cotton phormium / 1999

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Wings of desire
Wings of desire

46cm × 29cm / Handmade paper on cotton and cassava/ 1997

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Wings of desire
Wings of desire

46cm × 29cm / Handmade paper on cotton and cassava/ 1997

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3 things give to your children
3 things give to your children

65cm × 90cm / Handmade paper and phormium / 1998

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3 things give to your children
3 things give to your children

65cm × 90cm / Handmade paper and phormium / 1998

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The book is a part of my history, my roots. The book is a symbol of different eras, the symbol of a people. The recovered book, the treasured book, the preserved book, the burnt book, the uncovered book, the dreamt book, the buried book… To be able to say: “I am in the book. The book is my universe, my country, my home and my riddle. The book is my breath and my calmness. I wake up with an opening page and drift into sleep with a closing page. I will evoke the book and provoke the questions. If God is, it is because he is in the book. If the saints and profets exist, if erudites and poets exist, it is because we find their names in the book. The world exists because the book exists; because existing is growing with one’s own name”.

 

The Book of Questions – Edmond Jabes

 

I choose the book, convinced that the future of humanity does not lie in the warrior, but within the book.

 

Myriam Jawerbaum

 

 

“The world exists because books exist”