A Palestinian woman waters dozens of plants near her desert home, each growing from used tear gas canisters collected in years of clashes with Israeli soldiers. Her curious garden, photographed today, is in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, the de facto capital of the State of Palestine.
Malaysian artist Lim Zhi Wei creates beautiful series of illustrations blended with real flower petals. Her series titled “Flower Girls” is a delicate collection of graceful female form gorgeously layered dresses and gowns made out of everything from orchids, roses, and leaves.
Young artist Grace Ciao from Singapore draws her fashion design illustrations using real petals. She doesn’t use any ink, watercolor or pencil. She just uses dying flower petals in her work and transforms them into beautiful clothing sketches.
Over one thousand residents of Venice participate in composing this living rosebud in St. Mark square in Venice, on occasion of the “Festa del Bocolo”, a tradition dating back to the Middle Age.