Massive Meta Sand Sculpture of a Man Holding Tiny Versions of Himself

Summer is most definitely here in the northern hemisphere which means it's sand sculpting season and expert craftsman Carl Jara has already taken the gold medal for this year's Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition with his mind-blowing creation titled Infinity. The massive meta structure, which took three days to complete, depicts five identical versions of a man holding himself in the palm of his own hand.

While the largest three-dimensional layer of the beach installation is the man's fingers creeping up from beneath the dunes, we get a glimpse of the figure's contemplative face as he reaches out again and again (and again) to reveal tinier versions of himself until there's nowhere smaller to go other than grains of sand. You can check out a time lapse video of Jara constructing his impressive sand sculpture, below.

Carl Jara website
Carl Jara on Flickr
via [Colossal]


Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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