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The fun of the following post is in the multiplicity of approaches exhibited by the artists.  Links are provided when I have the information and be sure you don’t miss the videos at the end.  Do you have a favorite?

Artist Franc Grom drilled approximately 20,000 tiny holes to create the pattern on this egg.

By Artist Franc Grom

Artist Alan James

Stones glow at night after absorbing the sun during the day.

Infinity Stairs, Germany

City of eggs.

Caleb Charland, below, harnesses the power within fruits, vegetables, and other foods for his photographs.  His latest project was powered by a single orange, which used iron nails to conduct the electricity. The photo required a 14 hour exposure.

By Caleb Charland

From the website of the artist below, Anastassia Elias:  I cut the small paper shapes that I stick inside the toilet paper rolls. I use tweezers to manipulate the paper shapes. I select the paper of the same color as the roll. It gives the illusion that the paper figures make part of the roll.

By Anastassia Elias

Designed by architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu, the “tree” below is comprised of a series of pipes, cut and stacked in a spiral fashion. When the wind is blowing a mesmerizing tone echoes through the hillsides of Lancashire, England.

The Singing Ringing Tree

Tree-Bed from St. Georges, Utah, USA.

Yarn bomb on bus in Mexico City

By street artist Sainer in Poland.

The creator of the following video, Pes, was recently nominated for an Academy Award in the animation category.  Below is my favorite one from him.  Click here to see more, including the nominated animation.

Thanks to Ginny for forwarding the following from the Bowen Beer Bottle Band.  Click here if you’d like to see more.

Thanks to Jennifer H. for the following video by Beryl Baker.

Even if you’ve seen other Where the Hell is Matt videos, try the 2012 version, my favorite.  Thanks to Louise for forwarding it.

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6 thoughts on “Human Ingenuity Medley

  1. These images are amazing, beautiful and must be the work of true artists! I thank them for their work—we are so lucky to have you passing them along to us!

    I do love the Guacamole! Lorie

  2. God’s greatest gift to human being, is the creative instinct. These are the best I have seen.
    The most i prefer are singing ringing tree and the Franc Grom’s artistic pattern done on the egg with 20,000 holes,to do so on an curved fragile surface and maintain symmetry takes the cake.

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