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.

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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