Tomoko Takeda's Paper Art Pieces Depict a Narrative and Its Theme

By: Jana Pijak - Nov 7, 2014
References: behance.net & spoon-tamago
Japanese artist Tomoko Takeda creates intricate book sculptures that are made using popular published works. Titled 'no danpen' or 'fragments of stories', the artist's impressive project describes the plot of each of her chosen books.

Inspired by each novel's narrative, these book sculptures reveal plot themes and celebrate famed stories in an interesting way. When creating her masterpieces, Tomoko Takeda uses popular books as her medium.

Her chosen titles include Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Daniey Keyes' Flowers for Algernon and Kenji Miyazawa's Night on the Galactic Railroad. Overall, this series is captivating and impressive. Its paper sculptures are not only incredibly detailed but are a reflection of each story the artist has decided to pay tribute to.