I have been working a lot in black and white recently and this video made by Stanford scientists struck a chord with me. It depicts in extremely slow motion the complexities of lighting a match using schileren imaging.
Corner Clock, 1996
From the Ace Gallery: http://www.acegallery.net/artwork.php?pageNum_ACE=35&Artist=1
Here's a glimpse of what it's like to witness Kara Walker's "A Subtlety or The Marvelous Sugar Baby" at the dilapidated Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg. It's a mind-boggling work of art that inspires both awe and grief.
I recently learned about this LA-based artist and was immediately inspired by her practice. I love the way she references photography as a medium without being limited by it! Here's a little film about her recent installation at MCA Chicago.