Watch as time lapse flowers bloom and wilt quickly beneath insects that appear to have been filmed in real time. Umwelt by Japanese artist Yoshiyuki Katayama is a fascinating digital mix of worlds and time frames. The word umwelt is German for ‘environment’ or ‘surroundings’, and is defined as “the world as it is experienced by a particular organism”. See similar clips on Katayama’s site.

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