Bodies Frozen in Time

If Christopher Jonassen’s Point of View series can teach us anything, it’s that you don’t need huge sets or big production numbers to create compelling images. You just have to see things from a different perspective. “I'm fascinated with the human body in a state of transition between motion and stillness, and I wanted to experiment with different ways for people to react to their environments,” Jonassen tells us.

The first photo in this series is a self-portrait. All were taken in Sydney, Australia except for the one with the hood and the blue doorway, which was taken in Norway.

If Christopher Jonassen’s name sounds familiar, you may remember him from his creative series about frying pans that resemble moons and planets.

Christopher Jonassen’s website

December 6, 2016

Over 25,000 Paper Flowers Transform Room Into Colorful Art Experience

More than 25,000 colorful paper flowers spiral around a 6-meter atrium at the shopping mall of Omotesando in Tokyo. The visually stimulating scene is part of Emmanuelle Moureaux‘s newest installation, Color Mixing. The French-born, Tokyo-based architect created the vibrant work as part of NSK’s 100th anniversary exhibition, Setting the Future in Motion. NSK is a leading manufacturer of bearings, and the artist made good use of their capabilities in her work.

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December 6, 2016

Artist Creates Beautiful Henna Crowns for Free for Cancer Patients

Like many body art studios, Seattle-based henna company Sarahenna helps people celebrate special occasions. From wedding looks to embellished baby bumps, the talented team—led by founder Sarah Walters—helps clients mark major milestones with their artistic practice. What sets Sarahenna apart from the rest, however, is their dedication to helping others. In particular, they offer “henna crowns” to women who have experienced hair loss due to chemotherapy.

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