Fold them bones

Fold them bones

Fold them bones

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May 7 2011 7:11 AM

Fold them bones

I love clever art, especially when that art has a deeper meaning... literally and figuratively.

Check out Japanese artist Takayuki Hori's X-ray animal origami:

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Pictures of the animal bones are printed on transparent paper, so when assembled you get a complete skeleton. They're beautiful and a bit eerie... and the message the artist is conveying is about pollution in Japan that is threatening and killing wildlife there.

Tip o' the lead apron to Geekologie.


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