the korowai tribe, who live in the hot and humid rain forests of #west papua, communally build homes entirely by hand, some as high as 35 meters off the ground. they are large enough house a dozen, and offer better ventilation and protection from insects and ground flooding. photos by george steinmetz. video on bbc human planet
Dancing Dead Leaves by Yunfan Tan
Have you ever danced with the devil by the pale moonlight? Batman has, but surely the fallen leaves that have given their lives annually for a few thousand millennia know that feel as well, though Yunfan believes that need not be a saddening sacrifice: looping the withering process and turning it into an endless dance, the leaves’ way of saying this isn’t goodbye… just we’ll do this again next year.
de Fer est mon Fil - Isabelle Bonte