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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Paper Mosaic Collage Sighting

All Trains Go to King's Cross St Pancras ©2001
The other day I discovered that one of my old Underground paper mosaic collages is being used, with permission, in an interesting online exhibition at the musée historique environnement urbain

This link will take you to the beginning of the London section of the virtual exhibit. If you roll your mouse over the pictures and follow the arrow that appears on the right, you'll eventually get to All Trains Go to King's Cross St. Pancras. It's being used to illustrate the tube-like nature of the deep level tunnelsThe main site  for the virtual musée (in English or en Français) has links to all kinds of exhibitions on aspects of urban life.

By way of background, the picture was based on a photo that I took several years ago at Manor House Station on the Piccadilly Line. The title comes from the announcement on the electronic sign. They've since "refurbished" the station. I haven't seen the cleaned up version in person, although judging by the glossy, bright pictures, I suspect I wouldn't actually like what they've done.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Amanda said...

Very interesting! Your approach to collage is so original and intriguing.

Sunday, November 07, 2010  
Blogger Paper Chipmunk said...

Thanks Amanda! I don't really do them anymore, but they still hold a big place in my heart.

Sunday, November 07, 2010  
Blogger Handmade books and a Smakeral of Art said...

Hi!
I adore your blog and had just now seen the comment you left for me, so sorry!
Thank you for your comments. I would love to speak further if you want to contact me via etsy or best or somethin, please dont hesitate!

Be Well!

Thursday, November 11, 2010  
Blogger Paper Chipmunk said...

Thanks Beth, and thanks for stopping by. And deciding to become a follower too! I appreciate the offer for contact. I just might take you up on that.

Well wishes to you too!

Thursday, November 11, 2010  
Anonymous Paper Chipmunk said...

Thanks Beth, and thanks for stopping by. And deciding to become a follower too! I appreciate the offer for contact. I just might take you up on that.

Well wishes to you too!

Saturday, April 02, 2011  
Anonymous Amanda said...

Very interesting! Your approach to collage is so original and intriguing.

Saturday, April 02, 2011  

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