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Thursday, July 07, 2016

Luigi Serafini On How and Why He Created an Encyclopedia of an Imaginary World

"30 years ago Luigi Serafini, a successful Italian sculptor and industrial designer, created one of the strangest books in the world, Codex Seraphinianus. It is an encyclopedia of an imaginary world, thoroughly illustrated and described in an imaginary language. It has, for example, chapters on how a couple of love-makers produce a crocodile, on the development of a horse maggot and on why it is a great idea to replace a leg with a wheel."

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