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Star Trails in the North. Pointing skyward, the wall of this ruined Viking church still stands after a thousand winters, near the town of Vallentuna, Sweden. The time exposure records the scene on December 14th as stars leave graceful arcing trails during a long night, reflecting planet Earth's daily rotation on its axis.
Japanese artist Mihoko Ogaki has combined the night sky with the body in these sculptures constructed from plastic and embedded with LEDs. The light shines out through thousands of tiny holes and illuminates the walls surrounding the sculpture but when they are placed in bright room, the bodies appear to be suffering and dying. (via mymodernmet)