The UNESCO has named Buenos Aires the 2011 World Book Capital. To honor the occasion, Argentinian artist Marta Minujin has built an 82 foot Tower of Babel from more than 30,000 books written in dozen of languages. Artdaily has a comprehensive post detailing the project.
I thought it was an actual structure utilizing some of the millions of books filling our landfills.
impressive, how did they count them?
What a lively library!!
Deborah Callahan – another use for your books.
That’s cool, Elizabeth Heavrin.
Could fit on four Kindles