Writing On The Water


Robert Krulwich examines the art of Shinichi Murayama:

He has an image in his head and some instinct, some deep knowledge of water, time, muscle tells him how to move so that these shapes can form, then hang momentarily in the air until the pull of the planet drags them (gently when viewed in this high speed camera) back to Earth. ... "If there is magic on this planet it is contained in water," the scientist Loren Eiseley once wrote. And apparently, judging from this video, water has whispered some of its secrets to Shinichi Murayama.