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Tomas Gabzdil Libertiny

Paper Bowl

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This is a prototype for a larger project which explores how paper can be returned to its original state and carved as if it were wood.
700 sheets of paper, each printed with an image of​ a tree, are pressed and glued together into a solid block and then turned into a bowl on a lathe.

Year: 2007

Tomas Gabzdil Libertiny


Currently living and working in Rotterdam, through his art, Tomáš Libertíny continually explores the beauty and intelligence of nature as well as probing into the existential questions of the human mind.Born in Slovakia, son of an architect and a historian, he studied at the Technical University Košice in Slovakia focusing on engineering and design. He was awarded George Soros’s Open Society Institute Scholarship to study at The University of Washington in Seattle, where he focused on painting and sculpture. He continued his study at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava in painting and conceptual design. After receiving the prestigious Huygens Scholarship, he enrolled in the Masters program at the Design Academy Eindhoven where he received his MFA in 2006.

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    10.8 x 10.8 x 24.6 cm (4.3 x 4.3 x 9.7 in)

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