. Folliness beyond Architecture Folliness (beyond architecture). White text on black background with white ornaments in the corners Small, useless objects, concepts (or their details) that appear fanciful, eccentric and silly given the context they are in. Think a life-size wooden dog sculpture that peeks through the curtains of a house, all serious & guard-dog-style. White text on a black background. Image of a hand icon pointing downwards. Book sculptures with fictitious book titles: ‘Untitled’, sculptures by artist Morris Wazney. Illustrations of six seemingly random objects: Objets de peu d’importance. Going on a “treasure hunt” to find small, hidden boxes containing a unique, hand-carved rubber stamp: Letterboxing. A world-famous coin-operated book vending machine: Biblio-Mat, at Monkey’s Paw (Toronto, ON, Canada). Making artist trading cards and swapping them among collectors: Artist Trading Card community forums. Sending a message through time: Time capsules, for example the one buried by the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, ON (Canada) in 2021. Miniature sculptures with doors: Dinky Doors (Cambridge, UK). An artwork recursively appearing within itself, in a never-ending loop: The Droste Effect. Sending a message across oceans: the notion of a message in a bottle. A machine that turns a regular penny into a flattened collectible item featuring various tourist attractions: Penny Presses. Prominent and beloved shop cats with their own blog entries: Chicken, shop cat at Wonderpens (Toronto, ON, Canada). Cumulative tales such as: Easter eggs in video games: “Searching For The Very First Easter Egg in Video Games”, a blog entry at ‘The Code’. Finding sculptures in everyday objects: Sculptureaday. Weird laneway names, such as for example: Cream Top Lane (Toronto, ON, Canada). The joker in a deck of playing cards: Article about The Joker at “The World of Playing Cards”. (c) 2021 YW | youngw.ca | Legal Notes