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The creativity of some never ceases to inspire me.

Created by Alicia Martin, this “tornado of books” streams out of the side of the Casa de America, a building in Madrid.  Quoting from the My Modern Art blog it is noted that

Martin’s giant book structures give life to the inanimate objects filled with knowledge. By constructing the curving towers with a rather free and disheveled exterior, while maintaining a sturdy core, the books’ loose pages are free to blow and rustle in the wind, allowing the piece to be further animated.

Comprised of 5,000 books, take a look at this video to get a feel of this massive installation.

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