The Encyclopedia Britannica in the Hands of Simryn Gill May 20, 2012

A couple of months ago it was announced that after 200+ years the Encyclopedia Britannica would cease publishing a printed edition. The granddaddy of all encyclopedia’s had finally succumbed; becoming the latest casualty of the digital revolution. So what to do with all those sets of bound knowledge that are strewn across the planet? How about turning them into a flotilla of paper boats! In her 2008 installation Paper Boats Australian artist Simryn Gill offered…

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