Arma de Instrucción Masiva (Weapon of Mass Instruction)
The weapon of mass instruction is a mobile sculpture that carries books and gift books. The ability to transport allows to receive donations from anywhere and bring them to the far corners of Argentina and the continent. In this sense, the ADIM transits through population settlements, schools, bars, rural house holds and all those places where books are not expected. the aim is the promotion of reading and encouraging creativity generated by those who read a book. The ADIM is the sculpture, also a street intervention, a unique piece of art, protest, encouragement, an image from another dimension in this set. Convey a specific message that transcends the boundaries of art and traditional art, the site of action is outside museums, cultural centers or libraries. THE ADIM has combined the art and a way to develop social work.
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Let the waves of the universe rise and fall as they will. You have nothing to gain or lose. You are the ocean.
Ashtavakra Gita (via daytripped)
It belongs to Professor Robert A. Macksey. Macksey is an author in his own right along with being a well-known, beloved professor at Johns Hopkins University, and co-founder of the university’s Humanities Center. He is the owner of one of the largest personal libraries in the state of Maryland, with over 70,000 ($4 million worth) books and manuscripts along with art work. Macksey’s course on Proust is famous among underground students at Johns Hopkins, and he is known to hold graduate level courses in his famous library. (via Libraries of the Rich and Famous: Part Two | BOOK RIOT)