Alexandre Lavet
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Tsundoku, 2019


Plywood, Gesso, Toner transfer, UV varnish
Variable dimensions

Sculptures made from the artist own library.


Tsundoku (積ん読) is acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one’s home ready for reading later. The term originated in the Meiji era (1868–1912) as Japanese slang.
It combines elements of tsunde-oku (積んでおく, to pile things up ready for later and leave) and dokusho (読書, reading books).


Exhibition view. ‘Art-O-Rama’, Marseille (FR)
Exhibition view. ‘Art-O-Rama’, Marseille (FR)
Exhibition view. ‘Art-O-Rama’, Marseille (FR)
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