Gallery: Mind-Blowing Building Built From Thousands of Books

Since the public can easily see themselves reflected in a false infinite – thus discovering the illusion – the problem becomes the latency of perception.

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  4. dylanfllr August 7, 2010 at 11:53 am

    I saw a very similar installation in prague last year, but on a smaller scale. Link
    same person?

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