Rokoro.co.uk showcases the work of book sculpture artist Alexander Korzer-Robinson.
The hand cut art prints and shadow boxes are limited edition multiples that are layered in order to recreate the three-dimensional effect of the original artwork.
Robert Robinson creates 3-D media artworks using comic book encyclopedias. With a conceptual approach, various overlapping themes and strategies are presented. Different subject matters can be recognised, such as the relationship of pop culture and media, the juxtaposition of good versus evil, and imagery evoking memories from our past.
By using a popular theme of the superheroes, he tries to create a novel way in which to display comic book art. Robert uses the comic book artwork in a multi-layered way, setting the stage to involve the viewer in a way that is sometimes whimsical. The character, shape or content of the presented artwork is secondary. By applying specific combinations and certain manipulations, different functions and/or contexts are created.
Each comic book sculpture is configured with the characters from the book itself. The images are stabilized in place. The book is sealed in order to protect the design and is fitted with a perspex pane behind the cover. The artwork is ready to hang and signed by the artist.
His work often refers to pop and mass culture. Using drawn symbols, a world where light-heartedness is created. Robert Robinson currently lives and works near London.