Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Blooming Hallways

Several years ago, Anna Schuleit created an installation of 28000 potted flowers in the Massachusetts Mental Health Center just a week before the facility closed its doors after 91 years of operation. She chose flowers in bloom as psychiatric patients do not receive flowers often during their hospital stay. It's her interpretation of offering and transition. What I love about this project is that she filled the whole building that generally gives the feel of sadness, pain and loneliness with tons of beautiful, lively and happy flowers. A great contrast, don’t you think? For some strange reason I can't stop looking at those images - very reflective. xo

P.S: The heartbreaking soldier's story and this heartwarming love ever after series.

(via Wilder Quarterly)