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An artist has created a house from newspaper.

Yesterday's news becomes tomorrow's art installation as The Newspaper House comes to Liverpool.

Artist Sumer Erek asked Liverpool residents to bring their discarded newspapers to the Blackie Arts Centre, where they have been transformed into a thought-provoking house.

The house is constructed from 85,000 rolled newspapers. Around 50,000 of those will have been donated by the local press and public transport operators.

Sumer Erek's Upside Down house was exhibited at the Bluecoat Arts Centre in 2001 and he has also previously produced installations for Liverpool Biennial Independents. The unveiling of the completed Newspaper House coincides with the opening weekend of the fifth Liverpool Biennial.

This video was contributed by Karen Janody, Producer, Creative City.

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