Animated on location at a beach, in snow, and underwater, this stop-motion short details a transoceanic conversation between two characters via objects in a bottle. Written, directed, animated, edited, and sound by Kirsten Lepore. Cool
Ayano Tsukimi (64) is living in Nagoro, a village in eastern Iya on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. Not many people are still living there. For those who die or move away, Ayano Tsukimi is making lifesized dolls in their liking and puts them in places that were important to them. The dolls are scattered around the whole valley. She is married, but her husband and daughter are living away from her in Osaka. She's living alone with her 83 year old father in the house of her family
It’s the Jello Candelier...a sweet chandelier made of approximately 15,000 hand-strung acrylic gummi bears. Each Candelier is hand-strung, so no two will ever be alike. It’s priced at a whopping $6,500.