Whimsically making books come alive…with wire and found objects [12 pictures]

February 6, 2014 | By Abraham | No comments

Terry Border used to be a commercial photographer, but he hated it. So in 2006, he started his “Bent Objects” project. “Basically,” he says, “the project concerns adding wire to ordinary objects to help pose them as living characters, usually telling a story, and then photographing them. For some reason people liked it.”

Yes, we do.

A a part of this ongoing work, he created “Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs,” a series in which old books are turned into characters of themselves. Here are a few…

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See lots more from Terry Border at his website or in his books.

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