sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series
 

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series

sato takuma’s WYSASSS-titled photo series captures what seems at first glance to be pure magic. mysterious installations of stones levitating on wooden pedestals provoking the imagination to conjure up some folkloric tale…

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series

 

 

actually, the work’s name speaks for itself. the acronym WYSASSS –  as you well definitely not have guessed it – stands for when you see the acrylic to see a stone and a stone.  the trick is takuma places a piece of transparent acrylic between two stones before finding a perfect angle to take a picture so it would seem like there’s nothing supporting the upper stone. it levitates and then just like that, everyone is dumbfounded. try and look closer — you’ll see a slight difference in color where the acrylic is.

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series  

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series

sato takuma uses transparent acrylic to capture floating stones WYSASSS series 

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