It's 2013. But in the year 2113, I'll be dead. So will you. But some of the things we own will live on.

Japanese artist Maico Akiba has a series called "100 Years Later". As website Spoon & Tamago points out, Akiba adds what she calls "aging paint" to a variety of modern possessions that range from electronics to clothes. They end up rusted and covered in moss.

Look around you: Your computer, your consoles, and most of your stuff can and probably will outlive you.

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Akiba's work shows the ephemeral nature of our own lives and the longevity of our possessions.


Maico Akiba [Official Site via Spoon & Tamago]

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