Changing images are projected onto a tiny grain of rice to reflect the Japanese belief of "shogyo mujo (the impermanence of worldly things)" and “all creation is infinitely transitory with forms and values changing in each moment.”
This is a fascinating short film about a microscopic art form. "THE DIATOMIST is a short documentary about Klaus Kemp, master of the Victorian art of diatom arrangement. Diatoms are single cell algae that create jewel-like glass shells around themselves"
I enjoy learning about the creative process of different artists. In this NPR audio piece: "Phil Elverum talks about studio creation and his state of mind for The Microphones' "I Want Wind To Blow," from the 2001 album The Glow Pt. 2"
Wow, he is such a talented Latin jazz musician! "Edmar Castaneda is the sort of musician who isn't afraid to challenge the established order. He's carving out a place for himself in Latin jazz on an instrument you don't often hear in his chosen genre: the Colombian harp."