Can artwork too small for us to see expand our sense of what is possible, inspire and crack doors open in other fields?

It’s certainly an odd question, but what if I told you that the image below was that of a castle etched onto a grain of sand?

Image: An image from Vik Muniz series etching castles on grains of sand

Source: Vik Muniz

Artist Vik Muniz is well known for art that steps outside of the traditional boundaries. After working at large scales, he decided to take on an unprecedentedly tiny endeavor: etching castles on grains of sand.

These fascinating pieces of miniature art speak to the infinite possibility out there in the world for creativity and the vast world that lies beyond the scope of the human eye.

Here is a channel we know you’ll love, The Creators Project, with more of this remarkable series…

Expanding possibility…

Perspective is the only limit to possibility. The broader we allow the scope of our exploration, experimentation, and creation to grow the wider our field of possibility grows.

As our fields of study begin to overlap and collide more and more, we further expand the limits of what is possible.

Art and science are no longer fields separated by barriers of computation and interpretation. Instead, they are coming together to help scientists and artist ask better questions.

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We live in a remarkable era of communication and cross-disciplinary study. The more we allow these opportunities to expand our perspective on the world, the more we will find ourselves open to new understandings of possibility.

Stay beautiful & keep laughing!


“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”-Victor Borge

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  1. “Etching Sand Castles On A Single Grain Of Sand.” YouTube. The Creators Project, 27 Mar. 2014. Web. 12 July 2016. <>.

Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

CEO of Ever Widening Circles, Founder of EWCed

Since 2015, Liesl has been a writer, editor, and is now the CEO at Ever Widening Circles. She is a life-long camera-toting traveler, a global story seeker, and an aspiring—but more often root-tripping—outdoor enthusiast. She can be found on Instagram @Liesl.UV