Monday, December 15, 2008

spare oddities

a natural root that resembles an animal

Mask made of bamboo root from the Tamang people of Nepal

They are kind of like an obscure and evil I-Spy book, with lots of hidden actions and creatures. Also, this website it absolutely crazy (the whole point of the original curiosity cabinets anyway - disorientation --> association).

"Mythological Dioramas. Zymoglyphic art contains the concepts of: myths; the earth; the illustration of a cycle of birth, living, aging, death, and rebirth; and themes of creative fermentation in the primordial ooze."

Hydrocephalic child whose head has opened like a flower (photo by Rosamond Purcell)

Uncurated miscellani (photo by Rosamond Purcell)