Playful Three-Dimensional Wire Sculptures

It might seem hard to believe at first but these works by German artist Martin Senn are not contour line drawings. They are, in fact, wire sculptures. Senn’s three-dimensional figures against a white backdrop certainly resemble ink or marker illustrations that have quickly been scribbled onto one’s own sketchpad but there’s nothing quick or simple about them. Upon closer inspection, one can see the number of loops, knots, and pieces of wire that have been used and manipulated to project each object. Senn tackles the construction of ordinary items ranging from the retro rotary phone to the present-day vespa. There’s something very playful about his works that compose outlined versions of invisible things.










Martin Senn website
via [Cosas Cool]



January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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January 17, 2017

Rare Ruby Seadragon Is Spotted Alive for the First Time

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