Posts Tagged: birds

The Most Terrifying Art Project in the World


Here’s a totally normal thing that exists: a lake with a pH so far to the base end of the scale that when birds crash-land in it, they not only die but also calcify.

Of course, like any everyday person would do, photographer Nick Brandt gathered up the mummified bird corpses, posed them, and took pictures of them for his new book Across the Ravaged Land.