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Toy Mammals and Dinosaurs Burdened with Miniature Civilizations by Maico Akiba

August 26, 2014

Christopher Jobson

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Created by artist Maico Akiba, these lumbering toy mammals, dinosaurs, and reptiles carry the burden of miniature worlds that seem to have sprouted from their backs. Akiba uses model making materials commonly used for train sets to build each scene which appear post-apocalyptic in nature. Johnny at Spoon & Tamago keenly observes that, in a way, they resemble a reverse Noah’s Ark. The project is titled SEKAI (Japanese for “world”), and you can see more here. (via Spoon & Tamago)

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