A story in pins: “Snowglobe Jailbreak.”

Snowglobe - Budapest by Jacques van Niekerk
Snowglobe - Budapest.” ©2010 Jacques van Niekerk. License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

“…make miniature / Valhalla of my heart.” —Gwendolyn Brooks.

Once upon a time, snowglobe figurines shouted: “Freedom!”
One frigid winter’s day, the figurines rose up, broke the glass and then…
Diorama of European castle, Victoria BC by Tjflex2
Diorama of European castle, Victoria BC.” ©2007 Tjflex2. License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
…and they lived happily ever after.

“Little Laos,” a film by Joerg Daiber, 2012. Featured in the tilt-shift video series “Little Big World.

Diorama by David Stanley
“Diorama of a battle at the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea.” ©2010 David Stanley. License: CC BY 2.0.