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Since August 2012, the GiftED exhibition has given library visitors in Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, and visitors to the Wigtown Book Festival the opportunity to see the famous paper craft sculptures donated by a mysterious artist to literary locations in Edinburgh.
Ancient Egyptians made the first paper-like substance by slicing the inner part of the papyrus plant and pounding and drying it into hard, thin sheets.
Edinburgh’s mystery book sculptor has made a dramatic comeback to celebrate the first Book Week Scotland.
Yesterday, it was revealed that The Scottish Poetry Library hope to host a display of the paper sculptures that have been found in Edinburgh.
The Writer's Museum, National Museum of Scotland and Scottish Poetry Library were the latest, and, it seems, last recipients of mysterious paper sculptures.
Rebecca writes about Craft Scotland being part of the 50+ Show in Glasgow
Conversations on the Coast features photography and interviews with artists and craft makers from around the coast of the British Isles – all made by Nick Hand during a 6,000-mile cycle journey.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival was the latest setting for Edinburgh’s most recent site of guerrilla paper craft action.