Brian Dettmer

Ce n'est pas un livre

Article: Ce n'est pas un livre

“World Series,” Brian Dettmer’s take on the encyclopedia

Of the artists profiled in Gestalten’s recent release Papercraft, Brian Dettmer steals the show. All the artists are doing interesting things with paper, but Dettmer is on another level altogether. More than an artist who works with paper, Dettmer is a book sculptor, or maybe book surgeon is more accurate. He’s so meticulous in his execution, it’s more like he’s performing a book autopsy than working as an artist in a studio.

Cassette tape sculptures

Article: Cassette tape sculptures

If you lived through the pre-CD epoch, you probably have somewhere a cluttered pile of ignored cassette tapes (kids, google it if you don’t know what I’m referring to). If you don’t want to throw them away, but not sure what else to do with them, then get inspired like artist Brian Dettmer. He converts…