“Flowers aren’t just beautiful to show on tables,” said Azuma Makoto, a 38-year-old artist based in Tokyo. His latest installation piece, if you could call it that, takes this statement to the extreme. Two botanical objects — “Shiki 1,” a Japanese white pine bonsai suspended from a metal frame, and an untitled arrangement of orchids, hydrangeas, lilies and irises, among other blossoms — were launched into the stratosphere on Tuesday in Black Rock Desert outside Gerlach, Nevada, a site made famous for its hosting of the annual Burning Man festival. ”I wanted to see the movement and beauty of plants and flowers suspended in space,” Makoto explained that morning.
I better distract myself by another teasing part of the cosmos. #vscocam #dailypalimpsest
Going through my old Nicaragua photos and stumbled across this one of @kimelenaionescu at magic hour.
Eternal time is an abstraction. #vscocam #dailypalimpsest
A loaded revolver. #vscocam #dailypalimpsest
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, America 🇺🇸
@timhowardgk forever and ever and ever and ever. Thank you. 16 saves = soccer God.
I felt humility which made me bow my head to her tumble of dark. #vscocam #dailypalimpsest
I felt humility which made me now my head to her tumble of dark. #vscocam #dailypalimpsest
I feel her heart beating violently against my heart. #vscocam #dailypalimpsest