WHAT ARE YOU MADE OF?
Do you know that your body is made up of the same elements found in space? A new survey of 150,000 stars shows just how true the old cliché is: We are stars. Humans and their galaxy have about 97 percent of the same kind of atoms, and the elements of life appear to be more prevalent toward the galaxy's center. The crucial elements for life on Earth, often called the building blocks of life; carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulphur are found in us and in nature all around us.
As we have been exploring A Body of Work we want to now examine what makes us. What are we made of? Not just skin and bone but stardust and all the wonderful elements that make us human.
There is a fine line that distinguishes us from animals and that collectively is known as consciousness. Things like emotion, creativity, compassion are all things that make us beautiful. It is also mental health awareness week so it is a great time to look at ourselves beyond the surface and make sure we are, for want of a better word, OK. On Instagram we will be focusing on our skin and mixing it up with questions and comments on who we are. First and foremost you are the star of your own story.
I hope you enjoy it.
Part of the Body of Work Series