Flowers

Video from KarmaTube This beautiful short video, animated by Azuma Makoto, is a great reminder of the interconnectedness of all life and the continuous cycles of life that endure, even in the most challenging times. Every day nature reminds us of the strength and frailty of life. Though it is our willingness to be present…

Goodness

Video from KarmaTube This wonderful video offered me a new and uplifting perspective on life today. Think about this: When we turn on the news or we click on the Internet, what are we fed? Usually we are fed more negativity, and are bombarded with information about more pain and more suffering. In less than…

Art You Can Touch

Video from KarmaTube This inspiring video tells the story of an artist, Andrew Myers, who was so moved by a blind man’s joy at “feeling” three dimensional art that he is inspired to create three dimensional portraits to be experienced by people who are blind or visually impaired. Andrew’s work, besides creating fine art that can…

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…