Posts Tagged with: world

Apr
09

Breathtaking images of Shaolin monks training

posted on April 9th 2015 in Photography & Travel with 0 Comments

These breathtaking images will leave you speechless…

Shaolin monks believe that strength comes only from the mind, because of this there are almost no limits to what they can do with their bodies during training. They practice techniques centered around balance, strength, endurance, and self defense and are able to endure unbelievable amounts of pain without barely even blinking.

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Jan
02

‘Before they pass away’, an explorational journey of tribes around the world

posted on January 2nd 2015 in Documentary & Photography & Social & Travel with 0 Comments

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The purity of humanity exists. It is there in the mountains, the ice fields, the jungle, along the rivers and in the valleys. Jimmy Nelson found the last tribesmen and observed them. He smiled and drank their mysterious brews before taking out his camera.

He shared what real people share: vibrations, invisible but palpable. He adjusted his antenna to the same frequency as theirs. As trust grew, a shared understanding of the mission developed: the world must never forget the way things were.

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Jan
18

Around the World in 30 photos, by an architect

posted on January 18th 2014 in Documentary & Photography with 0 Comments

All set in the balloon Victoria II. 60 bottles of propane. 5 square meters of solar panel. 120 liters of water. 15 kilos of supplies and gadgets. Many gadgets to navigate, to immortalize and to attack the kilos of loneliness that will inflate the ballast of the Victoria. About to take a nonstop trip around the world searching for answers. The idea is to photograph 30 of the most diverse cities to study and understand the urban fabric that dominates the planet of the century. This is the logbook of the impossible dream of Le Corbusier and Verne.

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Dec
06

Korean Artist Transforms Her Small Studio Into Dreamlike Worlds Without Photoshop

posted on December 6th 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Photography & Recycle & Sculpture with 2 Comments

Korean artist Jee Young Lee’s beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don’t need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of these self portraits represent her own experiences, dreams and memories, while others represent traditional Korean folk tales and legends.

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Jan
25

How to be an explorer of the world

posted on January 25th 2013 in Books & Inspiration & Philosophy with 0 Comments

As a fan of guerrilla artist and illustrator Keri SmithWreck This Box set of interactive journals, part of these 7 favorite activity books for grown-ups, I was delighted to discover her How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum — a wonderful compendium of 59 ideas for how to get creatively unstuck by engaging with everyday objects and your surroundings in novel ways. From mapping found sounds to learning the language of trees to turning time observation into art, these playful and poetic micro-projects aren’t just a simple creativity booster — they’re potent training for what Buddhism would call “living from presence” and inhabiting your life more fully.

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Dec
18

Pure action style animation

posted on December 18th 2012 in Animation & Video with 0 Comments

Since this week everybody’s talking about “the end of the world”, what better to watch this pure action style animation named “RUIN“, by Oddball Animation, where a ruined post-apocalyptic world is presented to us.

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