A post over at Boing Boing about a moldering city of bread caught my eye after I had written a not-particularly-cheerful post about how quickly Mother Nature starts to take back the world in the absence of humans.

Swedish artist Johanna Mårtensson created a cityscape made from baked bread and then photographed it as it decayed. Here's an animated gif that created showing the decay.

Moldy bread city

All photos: Johanna Mårtensson

Via Boing Boing & A Design A Day Award

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