Friday, February 20, 2009

Your House Without You

In the book "The World Without Us," author Alan Weisman imagines exactly that: "How our planet would respond without the relentless pressure of the human presence." (from

Though I've still not yet read the book, it's been on my list for a while. After watching the following 2 minute video I know I'll be picking it up soon. This video's so great. Meditative, slightly eerie and ultimately peaceful.

PS Aren't woodpeckers so cool??


Laura said...

when i saw this i thought it had to be by the people who make those slothvision cartoons. you'll love these, if you haven't seen them yet. "the sloth life, it can changes" is so sweet...and so sad...

Olivia said...

hi friendo. just to keep this train of thought rolling...the music (and aesthetic) of sloth life and the other video reminds me of this guy, "i am robot and proud."

check out his website. it's fun to play around with the bells, beeps and blips: