UPDATE: The Animal Copyright Foundation is no more but Gregory Colbert's work continues and grows.
In exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals, I am working towards rediscovering the common ground that once existed when people saw themselves as part of nature and not outside of it. The destiny of whales cannot be separated from the destiny of man, and the destiny of man cannot be separated from the destiny of all of nature. I am exploring new narratives that help build a bridge across the artificial boundaries we have established between ourselves and other species. - Gregory Colbert
Take a break of grace and beauty: watch this video. The Thousand-hand Bodhisattva dance is performed by 21 deaf, Chinese dancers.
In 2004 it was performed at the Closing Ceremonies for the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece and Miss World 2004 pageant held in Sanya, China. The primary filmed version was captured in 2005 at the Spring Festival in China on CCTV.
A web site that breaks out of the North American mould to invite you into a world of discovery and atmosphere. A high-speed connection is necessary and I recommend you give yourself a little time to explore 99 Rooms.