Steven McPherson's bibliophilic leanings have led him beyond journals to books used "as matter and material, ... sculpture and installation. From concrete bookshelf tombs - to a plateau or ocean of open books on the floor of gallery space in London, he has and continues to investigate the idea of the book as a potent symbol for a wider search for understanding." Caption from link
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, dir. Stanley Kubrick) “I think that 2001, like music, succeeds in short-circuiting the rigid surface cultural blocks that shackle our consciousness to narrowly limited areas of experience and is able to cut directly through to areas of emotional comprehension. In two hours and twenty minutes of film there are only forty minutes of dialogue.