The intricate layered paper dioramas of Japanese artist Ayumi Shibata – some small enough to fit in the palm of the hand, others encased in jars or big enough to step inside. Sez she:
White paper expresses the yang, light, (and) the process to cut expresses the yin, shadow. When the sun shines upon an object, a shadow is born. Front and back, yin and yang, two side(s) of the same coin.
Aryah Nirenberg’s interesting (and more accurate) take on traditional time lapse videos of the night sky wherein the Heavens stay still and our relatively insignificant speck of a globe twirls beneath the galactic tapestry.
‘Inception’-style visions of Russian cities by Vladimir-based production studio Lestnica – each one anchored by a single architectural feature around which the surrounding cityscape fans outward and upward in melon-twisting fashion.
A software algorithm was applied to cameras in semi-automatic mode to produce thousands of test images from which dozens of hours of work yielded the final composites.