The “Future Library” Is Planting Trees–And Ideas–For Books That Won’t Be Read Until 2114
‘Who says print is dead? A hundred years from now, the trees and text–by authors like Margaret Atwood–will be bound into a book (instructions on how to print a book, included)….
The Future Library, an art project based in Norway, is planting 1,000 spruce saplings in a forest outside Oslo this year. Every year, an author will contribute text that goes directly into a time capsule in the Oslo Library, unread. In 2114, the trees and text will finally be turned into a book….’