In 1964, British sci-fi writer J.G. Ballard wrote an allegorical short story about two aristocrats tending to an extraordinary garden in their remote villa as a revolt brews in the distance. The only way they can protect their lavish lifestyle and forestall the mob storming their iron gates is by plucking a rare flower. Only, these flowers are made of crystal and, remarkably, able to freeze time.

Excess and power collide in photographer Agnieszka Sejud’s kaleidoscopic collages

In 1964, British sci-fi writer J.G. Ballard wrote an allegorical short story about two aristocrats tending to an extraordinary garden in their remote villa as a revolt brews in the distance. The only way they can protect their lavish lifestyle and forestall the mob storming their iron gates is by plucking a rare flower.

Link: Excess and power collide in photographer Agnieszka Sejud’s kaleidoscopic collages