Category Archives: nature

Viewpoint, Tania Kovats

Viewpoint by Tania Kovats a concrete sculpture from 1998 located beside Keilder Water in Northumberland image via Geograph

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Sculpting with Bees and 3D Printing

I’ve posted before about Hilary Berseth’s sculptures which he makes by placing armatures into bee hives but the 3B Printing Project takes this a step further by using 3B printed moulds. It’s an ad for honey but worth a look … Continue reading

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Proteus – Documentary on Naturalist and Artist Ernst Haeckel

This video features selections from the the documentary, Proteus about Ernst Haeckel, a 19th century naturalist. The film uses Haeckel’s detailed engravings of Radiolaria, single celled marine organisms, to make animated progressions.

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3D Printed Sculpture by Jessica Rosenkratz

3D printed sculptures by Jessica Rosenkrantz of Nervous System via boingboing

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A Squid Responds to Cypress Hill

The chromatophores in a squid stimulated by Cypress Hill’s Insane in the Membrane. More info here

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Wooden Boulder

“He (David Nash) first carved a rough sphere… and intended to take this back to his studio. However, access was up a long steep track and at 400 kg and a metre wide, this ‘boulder’ was dangerous to move downhill. … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Penone Documentary

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Aerial Photos of Dutch Tree Farms

Image: 005 by Gerco de Ruijter, 28″ x 28″, from Baumschule (2008-2010) More here

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Ant Death Spiral

First described in army ants by Schneirla (1944). A circle of army ants, each one following the ant in front, becomes locked into a circular mill. They will continue to circle each other until they all die. How crazy is … Continue reading

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Timelapse Video of Mushrooms

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