This Artist Turned The Entirety Of James Joyce's "Ulysses" Into A Forest Of Words

LA based artist Charlene Matthews took on the task of literally raising up the prose of this monumental tome and the result is incredible.

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Charlene Matthews, a Los Angeles based artist and bookbinder, set out on October 30, 2011 to write the entirety of the first edition of James Joyce's Ulysses, typos and all, on seven foot by two inch wooden ship dowels.

In the gallery proposal, the viewer is directed to move through the poles as though they were walking through a forest or grove. The individual poles work as a kind of "tree," allowing you to physically walk through the prose.

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