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INTO THE FOLD

These folded artworks aren’t quite dog origami, but they come close.

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INTO THE FOLD

A professional collector of clippings, photographs, and discarded images, Dutch artist Ruth van Beek makes the old new again by cutting and folding pictures into completely  new life forms. In her latest series, The Levitators, van Beek takes past photos of domestic dogs and folds them at just the right spot, obscuring the dogs’ legs and making them appear as flying balls of fluff. “I try  to bring these dogs back to life,  but instead of releasing them,  I restrain them again in a new  shape by changing their form, scale,  and colour,” she explains. You’ll be wrapping your head around these creatures for a while. Out now through RVB Books.


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You can buy The Levitators here.

Featured in Four&Sons, Issue Four.

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