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Slow Life

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Corals and sponges live a secret life below the ocean’s surface; their motion so slow we cannot see it, but coral reefs are indeed teeming with life. Thanks to the time lapses made by Bioquest Studios we are now able to experience the awesome colours and movements of these underwater creatures we still know so little about.    

One Day I’ll Fly Away

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Sensual they stand, half hiding behind their cover of feathers or delicate wings. Amy Judd‘s surreal paintings are peopled with mythical women that seem to come from such stuff that dreams are made on, not quite real yet intriguing. *These paintings draw inspiration from the enchanting and imaginative relationship between women and nature found in traditional mythologies and folklores. ᔥthejealouscurator.com Song for today: 16 Horsepower – Just Like Birds

In Deep Water

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Jason deCaires Taylor does something very special: he creates site-specific sculptures and installations under water that slowly become part of their natural environment, functioning as coral reefs. The newest addition to his subaqueous world is an underwater museum in the Atlantic off the coast of the island Lanzarote. One of the installations, The Raft of Lampedusa, refers to the current global crises in which desperate and displaced people take that giant step into the unknown, often […]

Atomic Voyeur

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Melborne based photographer Jessica Tremp on her colorful and dreamlike series: “Atomic Occasions is the voyeur catching someone in a reverie, their thoughts clashing, colliding, blossoming and bursting into consciousness.” I love how the women in these photographs seem so unaware of us watching, how they make you slightly jealous of their thoughts. All images © Jessica Tremp. For more work also check: instagram.com/jessicatremp Song for today: Françoiz Breut – Everyone Kisses a Stranger  

It Hangs upon a Silken Thread

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Chilean artist Juana Gomez uses embroidery to create delicate anatomical works of art. With a needle and thread she carefully traces our bodies on faded black and white photographs. Fabricating intricate lines and patterns that follow our veins, nervous system and the organic shapes of our muscles and organs. In her own words: “These embroideries are based on the repetition of a structure that is fundamental for the organic and inorganic world, which explains the […]

Birds of a Feather

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Sometimes you find these beautiful, lost feathers on the sidewalk or while out walking in the woods. I always bring them home with me. If only I could collect enough of them then I might just be able to fly one day. American  artist Chris Maynard also has a thing for feathers, but he uses them to craft beautiful images. By employing tiny scissors and very sharp surgical tools he cuts delicate patterns of silhouetted […]