It's a beautiful time-lapsed view of nature's intricacy...

Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds has shared short film 'New Grass'.

Spring is a time for renewal, for finding the courage to look beyond the darkness winter can bring.

It's a theme Ólafur Arnalds intends to tap into with his new piece, a song called 'New Grass'.

In true Arnalds fashion it unfolds at its own pace, a skeletal, yet utterly intoxicating composition that exhibits an entirely natural sense of grace.

'New Grass' has been given the visual treatment, with photographer Benjamin Harman honing in on the world of Icelandic moss.

Using a macro lens, the pair honed in on these microscopic elements, and found that when water - such as rain - hits the moss it creates movement, akin to dance.

Building a narrative around this, 'New Grass' explores the morphology of plants, and finds something beautifully human in one of the foundational building blocks of life.

Check out 'New Grass' below.

Related: In Conversation - Olafur Arnalds

Photo Credit: Anna Maggy

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