Rendezvous Extraordinaire is now on Tumblr !
It’s format seemed more appropriate than a regular blog. If you are allergic to micro-blogging, don’t worry ! I will keep posting here, especially lengthy posts and personal works. Both sites are meant to be linked.
Golden Age of Insect Aviation: The Great Grasshoppers from Wayne Unten on Vimeo.
It began with the sudden appearance of strange geological formations.
The authorities quickly sent a team of scientists to investigate …
… which soon discovered that the formation was organic in nature and spreading at an alarming speed !
The situation spiralled out of control, creating panic among the population !
Armed forces were used to try to resist the ongoing invasion .. but in vain !
Not a single hole in the ground could be considered safe.
Fortunately, with a bit of dialogue, the underwater creatures managed to reach an agreement and earn enough trust to be able to live peacefully together with the little people invaders.
Jason Isley is a photographer specialized in wild life and especially the oceanic fauna. Inexplicably, he grew tired of classic shots and came up with a nice twist by creating little dioramas using train miniatures (the like of Slinkashu) and the complicity of the sea creatures. I love it !
By Akinobu Izumi.
Check out his Etsy page, there is plenty more where that came from !
On a related note
Etsy .. Don’t you love being in a time where anyone can have access to lovely handmade and incredibly creative affordable pieces of art from all over the world ?
Well I do. It’s the best demonstration that art, just like human emancipation (as a form of emancipation), can be for the masses by the masses rather than something intrinsically directed toward a so-called elite.