“A beautiful meditation on where the heart of a book really resides.”

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December 4th, 2012

 

(Review) Between Page and Screen

The Daily Beast: The Dish

Saving the Pop-Up Book

ANDREW SULLIVAN

 

Originally published May 5, 2012

 

From poet-developer duo Amaranth Borsuk and Brad Bouse, and Siglio Press, comes Between Page and Screen — a remarkable “digital pop-up book” that tells the love story of the letters P and S through minimalist, wordless black-and-white geometric patterns that spring to life and summon the text when looked at through a webcam. . . .  At once contrasting and complementing the augmented reality technology is an exquisite original book letterpress-printed and hand-bound on fine press paper. What emerges is a beautiful meditation on where the heart of a book really resides — in the medium, be that page or screen, or in the reader’s experience and imagination. . . .

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