One Thousand Means of Escape by S. Astrid Bin
This installation featuring 1,000 paper airplanes are meant to evoke a flock of birds, caught in mid-flight, but it reminds me of stars flying by at warp speed. I’m still saddened by the painful fact that I will never live long enough to see paper spacecraft technology progress that far though :(
A swarm of locusts made entirely out of money. New installation by Origami artist Sipho Mabona on display at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
Money, our prime signifier of both ambition and perdition. Money has gone from being an elementary medium of exchange to being a means of exploitation: a colossal cloud of hot money [and incomprehensible financial instruments] buzzes above the global economy like a biblical swarm of locust - Sipho
Mwar brings another Art Nouveau style piece to her arsenal and gives it an awesome Portal 2 spin. It was created for a good cause too!
“This is a poster I did for Desert Bus For Hope 5. They’ll be auctioning off a 12” x 18” print of it for the children”