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A Caravan of Camels in the Eye of a Needle
December 8, 2004 5:58 AM   Subscribe

Vladimir Aniskin, by day a farm equipment researcher (pdf), makes gorgeous Faberge-like creations, haunting and whimsical metaphors of war and peace, and more in extreme miniature. Moscow reporters have entered him in a competition (Russian-language page) for the strangest hobby practiced in Russia. Via the ever-brilliant aldaily.com.
posted by By The Grace of God (7 comments total)

 
[eto prekrasno]
posted by Wolfdog at 7:29 AM on December 8, 2004


Very beautiful. Are those real insects? Shame there's nothing to indicate scale in some photos.
posted by icetaco at 7:35 AM on December 8, 2004


I don't speak Russian... what's that mean Wolf?
posted by By The Grace of God at 7:35 AM on December 8, 2004


[this is beautiful]

Particularly the camels.
posted by Wolfdog at 7:38 AM on December 8, 2004


Yes, they are real insects. The flea was found on his cat.
posted by By The Grace of God at 7:46 AM on December 8, 2004


Wonderful post. Thanks.
posted by languagehat at 1:10 PM on December 8, 2004


Hah, that aircraft-carrier one really is pretty awesome.
posted by kickingtheground at 8:25 PM on December 8, 2004


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