For those of us unable to attend the Labor Day scorcher known as the Burning Man Festival, this video is just about the next best thing. This past year, a whopping 68,000 people took to the Nevada summit seeking inspiration, reconnection with what matters, or maybe just a simple change of pace. Either way, Burning Man’s growth is incredible: when it officially began just 17 years ago, a mere 20 people attended.
The world of GIFs is quickly moving from a cheap, viral thrill to a more thoughtful–even artistic–form of self-expression. Croatian designer Paolo Ceric uses 4D cinema software and photos to create elegant GIFs that boggle the mind. Here are a few of his best works that bend the limits of digital creativity:
To many indigenous groups, this title-bearing mountain (highest mountain the Russian Kamchatka Peninsula and the highest active volcano of Eurasia) represents the origins of the world as we know it. It’s pretty easy to see why.