Posts Tagged ‘tsunami’

Paper cranes – origami for Japan

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux1ECrNDZl4g

Make a crane or many and send to:

Students Rebuild
1700 7th Avenue
STE 116 # 145
Seattle, WA 98101

The Bezos Family Foundation will donate $2 per crane to Architecture for Humanity’s Japan relief fund. Via archdaily.

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The Stink Spirit

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Japan has had to endure far more than its share of natural and human disasters and far too much of the lethal wreckage they bring with them—as if one disaster alone wouldn’t be too much. Watching the deeply horrifying tsunami footage, I kept remembering images from Hiyao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away in which characters repeatedly face horrifying dark tides of filthy detritus that overwhelm everything in their path.

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