“I’d rather create a miniature painting than a Taj Mahal of a book.” -Mohsin Hamid
Life is big and intimidating in a lot of ways, but sometimes it's the small things that make us feel the most vulnerable, powerful, fragile or alive. Have a listen to KT Tunstall as she sings her song,
while you consider the "life-in-miniature" art of Tatsuya Tanaka.
By taking everyday, familiar-sized objects and recasting them as props in a creative scene, he manages to express a certain beauty -- or at least forces you to look at that experience in a different way -- to even mundane activities.
Love the back of the PC motherboard above! Makes me think about how small components are becoming. Tweezers & magnifying lenses are too common for repair of these boards. I could definitely do with a handful of these little guys to help. :)