Meet the artist that shot a bouquet of flowers 30,000 meters into space

Japanese artist Makoto Azuma, a florist by education, changed his profession of making floral creations to making artistic ones. He now practices what he calls 'living art'; he combines flowers and plant with all sorts of environments and strange materials.


Photo: CNN Style

For one of his best known series, "Exobiotanica", Azuma sent a 50-year-old Japanese white pine bonsai and an extravagant mother's day bouquet 30,000 meters into the atmosphere and photographed his unusual satellites suspended against the edge of the earth.

Click here to read an interview with Makoto at CNN Style.

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