Sep 4, 2015 Comments Off on Lukhanyo Mdingi
Jun 26, 2015 Comments Off on Isaac Roberts
Photographs by Isaac Roberts, the pioneer of “astrophotography of nebulae” via Dame de Pique. Top: Praesepe, the beehive star cluster, 1891; bottom: double star cluster in Perseus, 1890.
Jan 27, 2015 Comments Off on Noha Mokhtar
Jan 27, 2015 Comments Off on Wataru Yamamoto
“Drawing a line”: Self-portraits taken with cable release made of string, by Wataru Yamamoto.
Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off on Daniel Steegman
Like those hanging bead curtains in chain, by Daniel Steegman.
Jul 3, 2014 Comments Off on Jasmine Deporta
Jul 3, 2014 Comments Off on Balloonfest 1986
Volunteers filled 1.5 million balloons with helium, and released them all at once:
“When the rain came, it wet the balloons and caused them to descend without popping . . . The floating balloons made finding the head of someone fighting to stay above water impossible.”
Apr 3, 2014 Comments Off on Yurts
“It came closer to the ideal of uniting skin and skeleton from straight wooden members than any other structure known to me. It proved easy to erect. Three people put up the walls and roof in seven hours. Although I was pleased with the new structure in many ways, I felt that cutting the tongue and groove on the tapered boards still required too much skill for the average person.”
Mar 21, 2014 Comments Off on Rinko Kawauchi
Jan 6, 2014 Comments Off on Edgar Mosa
“‘Trees are like people – you never know when they’re gonna slap you in the face.’ That is quite straightforward; every kind of relationship requires interest, dosage of character, and a lot of labor. . . . I have been talking to trees for a while now and it is not always that we understand each other. Relationships in life, with places, people and mirrors, are just like that.”
ALSO: Lovely work table details.