Human Touch

This book contains a collection of scans made by Google Books. While turning the page a accidental scan was made and now shows an unexpected human touch of Google.

28/07/2010 at 11:42 am
collecting,fragmenting
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Rodney Graham. Through the Forest

The title of the show Trough the Forest is taken from an English translation of the story Lenz by the German Romantic author Georg Büchner. Reading this translation Rodney Graham discovered a repetition of the sentence ‘Through the forest’ from one page to another.

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14/03/2010 at 11:25 am
deranging,fragmenting,re-writing
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There is Nothing Wrong in This Whole Wide World

Installation artist Chris Cobb’s There is Nothing Wrong in This Whole Wide World involved re-classifying the books at San Francisco’s Mission District’s Adobe Books by colour. Together with a team of 16 volunteers he spent an entire night re-arranging all the 20000 books to create a continuous spectrum. that the artist has neither added nor taken away anything in the bookstore, but merely re-arranged what was already there.

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13/12/2009 at 11:32 am
arranging,deranging,fragmenting
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For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there

The group exhibition and catalogue For the Blind Man in the Dark Room Looking for the Black Cat That Isn’t There celebrates the experience of curiosity and speculation as a form of knowledge.

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12/12/2009 at 9:14 pm
fragmenting,gazing,re-writing
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Zeigen

In the exhibition Zeigen. An Audio Tour through Berlin, conceptual artist Karin Sander brings together works by 566 Berlin-based artists at Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin. The project surprises the visitor with a seemingly empty exhibition space.

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12/12/2009 at 9:03 pm
fragmenting,gazing,re-writing
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The Infinite Library

In The Infinite Library “the book objects (…) are each made from pages of existing books removed from their bindings and rebound as one.

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05/12/2009 at 12:29 am
deranging,fragmenting,re-writing
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Fallen Books

Fallen Books, a project by Melissa Dubbin and Aaron S Davidson, brings together images of toppled books housed in seismically active libraries.

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