The Books Are Alive!
This is genius. Thomas Allen uses cut-outs from old book covers, arranged in a cinematic pop-up confection, tape, imagination, lighting , and his trusty lense to bring scenes formerly intended to play out solely in the mind of readers to life.
His photography has been exhibited at the Foley GAllery in NYC numerous times and will be again in September 2009.
Check some of my favorites out below: