Posts by Kelcee Griffis

April 9, 2015

Dramatic Photos of Melting Popsicles Evoke Childhood Nostalgia

For many adults, spending hot summer days enjoying popsicles in the backyard was a quintessential part of childhood. Picking out a box of the frozen treats from the grocery store with Mom or going to the gas station with Dad to choose an individually wrapped bar could easily become the highlight of an entire day.  Photographer Michael Massaia captures both the bliss and short-lived nature of the frosty treats in his photo series Transmogrify.

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April 8, 2015

Student Nibbles Nilla Wafers to Create All 450 Moon Phases

Brooklyn art student Yona Lee carefully nibbled away Nilla Wafers to accurately reflect all 450 phases of the moon. She arranged the 450 partially eaten cookies, each one representing a different phase, against a black backdrop to create an accurate lunar progression chart. Creatively, the chart itself is arranged in the shape of the moon. Lee employed a projector to help her capture the shapes correctly.

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April 6, 2015

Beautiful Collages Intricately Made from a Variety of Pressed Ferns

Artist Helen Ahpornsiri's intricate collages are made from a variety of pressed ferns foraged from the English countryside. Inspired by her surroundings, the Sussex resident gathers ferns, dries them out and arranges them in beautiful configurations. With her delicate touch, hundreds of leaves turn into the magnificent wings of a moth or the spindly legs of a beetle.

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April 5, 2015

Thought-Provoking Photo Series Shows What it’s Like to Have an Imaginary Friend

In the intriguing photo series Doppelgnger, French photographer Julie De Waroquier provides thought-provoking, visual insight into people who have imaginary friends. The artist explains that “the ‘imaginary friend' syndrome is an overactive imagination disorder. It consists of creating a reassuring mental companion in order to cope with a troubling situation,” she says on her website. “Imaginary friends can last until adulthood and may then reveal a deep sorrow.

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