Fireflies

This sweet video is a simple reminder that we each have beauty and are able to connect with others in our own unique ways. It may be a the passing glance of a stranger, the earnest offering of a flower, and the knowing smile of a shared secret that becomes the foundation of our connection…

How to Be Yourself

Video from KarmaTube This charming short video reminded me in less than two minutes what I need to do to be happy. The pandemic has created an excessive amount of stress in many people’s lives. This in turn has activated their subconscious or reactive mind. Unfortunately no thinking takes place in that part of our…

Art for the Sky

Video from KarmaTube I would like to share this inspiring video about Daniel Dancer, an art-activist who creates and films gigantic living paintings that are made up of people, but only make sense when viewed from the sky. He came up with the idea of this interactive art form, because he found it had the…

Landfill Harmonic

Video from KarmaTube I would like to share this inspiring video because it reminds me of the power of creativity and perception. Who would have thought that instruments could be created from castaway oilcans, pieces of discarded wood, spoons and buttons? Nicolas, a recycler with no previous experience making musical instruments, and living hand-to-mouth by…

Yarn Artist

Video from KarmaTube In this charming short video Kelly Lim, shares how doing her artwork forced her to believe in herself and inspired her to make art that people could touch and connect deeply with. She wanted them to realize that art could take many forms. She also wanted her delightful installations to touch their…

Snack

Video from KarmaTube I would like to share this delightful short animated video about an elderly lady waiting to board a train, because it illustrates quite graphically how an inaccurate belief can alter a person’s perceptions and subsequently create an undesired outcome. I would also like to invite you to explore some of the ICWIB! art activities…

Wind powered art sculpture

I would like to share this short video where you can witness both the beauty and ingenuity of wind-powered sculptures. Theo Jansen, the Dutch creator of these amazing machines—where nature and technology meet—calls them “Kinetic Sculptures”. What is equally amazing is these sculptures are made completely of recycled items. The ‘stomach’ of the sculpture is…

Wonder

Video from KarmaTube This charming video highlights the wonderment and power of the creative process. Why do I feel that is important? During challenging times we can become overwhelmed, unfortunately this activates our subconscious mind where no thinking takes place. On the other hand, when we are creative we activate our conscious mind. This in…

Bringing Down the House

This uplifting video reminded me that we are all children at the heart and because of that we all need to find a way to play, have fun and enjoy our days. Life will always be filled with challenging moments, but we can choose how those moments affect our emotional and physical well-being. Edward Reid…