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March 26, 2015

Body Art mixed with Environment. {Stunning Photo Series}

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Natalie Fletcher turned these bodies into their environment—or maybe vice versa.

In this stunning series, we’re reminded of our connectedness, and the power that art has to do the reminding.

 

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“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
~ Albert Einstein

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“…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”
~ Vincent van Gogh

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“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.”
~ Sylvia Plath

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“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

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“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”
~ John Muir

 

Here’s her website, much more to see there: artbynataliefletcher.com

 

Artist: Natalie Fletcher

Editor: Emily Bartran

 

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