This seems to be my weekend to discover artists exploring fascinating ways to connect with the natural world. After stumbling onto Tsuneaki Hiramatsu’s firefly photographs, I saw some of body-painter Guido Daniele’s astonishing “handimals” in my daughter’s latest issue of National Geographic for Kids, and had to seek out more:
You can see much more of Daniele’s amazing, er, handiwork (how could I resist? come on!) on his blog. And it reminds me of some very impressive hand-shadow work I’ve seen in videos such as this tourism ad for Calcutta:
I’ve heard it said that hands can be expressive, but I don’t think I’ve realized until now just how profoundly true that is.