A Big Hello
Somber, sad, sobering…it is hard to come up with adequate words to describe the emotions that surround the events of last week. My heart and thoughts go out to the people of Newtown, Connecticut and I know that people the world over are expressing the same sentiments.
I spent some time over the weekend mindlessly perusing the internet to essentially numb my emotions and I came across an image that reminded me that as dark as our days can get, it is the light that can give us hope.
Elly MacKay creates layered paper images in what she calls her theater and then carefully lights them so that the end product is an image that is light and ethereal. And on this dark weekend, looking at her work reminded me of the good things in people and what they can do.
The opening page of her website greets you with “A BIG HELLO from a world inside a paper theater…” And it really does feel like she is welcoming you into her world.
Elly MacKay: ellymackay.com