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Unventions Every Invention has an Equal and Opposite Unvention
Cléon Daniel:
Unventions
Every Invention has an Equal and Opposite Unvention
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Pioneer of chaos mathematics, Edward Lorenz posited in his 1988 paper “Unventions — what the hell?” the now accepted theory that unventions were a necessary reaction to humans getting all uppity with their big ideas.
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So what is an unvention? Some say unventions are simply everyday objects that are familiar to all. They are correct. But they are also wrong.

Unventions tell new stories about the things around you — releasing them from the mundane trudge of daily routine to take on epic new roles. When you begin to see them you are set free, and soon you will discover your own. Your mind has been in chains for too long! Unventions will change your world forever.*

*) Largely in utterly useless ways

108 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 8 1/4'' (210 x 210 mm)
125 illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-1-908211-03-3  $ 16.95
About the Artist:
Cléon Daniel
Originally from Dorset, Cléon now lives in London working as a photographer and photographic assistant. Cléon had an interest in drawing and making things from an early age, which led to him doodling his way through school and eventually studying photography in Cheltenham. During his third year there, he became inspired by the ideas he found in stories by Daphne Du Maurier, John Wyndham, and Douglas Adams. “It wasn’t so much the character's motiv­ations, the plot, or the big questions, but the details, thoughts, and ways of thinking around the obvious that inspired Unventions.” The idea for the book was conceived in a sketchbook on a train from Cheltenham to London Paddington in 2009.
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GINGKO PRESS | POP CULTURE BOOK | ISBN-13: 9781908211033 | ISBN-10: 1-908211-03-2 / 1908211032