Lapon d’une Renne / Voyages into the arctic regions by Stijn Verhoeff
- Publisher Jan Van Eyck Academie
- Year 2010
- Tagged Archive, art, jan van eyck, research, scanning
- Location Glasgow
‘My collection of digital errata is growing rapidly. Perhaps it is time to take it to the Library of Congress in Washington. Or, somewhat closer to home, I could bring it to the Royal Library in The Hague, because I just read on the Internet that this Dutch Library, too, will be scanned by Google Books. Before 2013, they want to have finished scanning 160,000 books. Shall I quickly drop by and give them a taste of what will happen to their collection? Or should I quietly wait for the day that my collection, too, will be scanned? …’
Artist Stijn Verhoeff instead decided to produce this marvellous art object in the form of a book where the illusion of the vast ocean is compared to the illusion of the Internet.