The Mirror Creates Paper Cutouts

December 19, 2010
By maddiegee BRONZE, New York, New York
maddiegee BRONZE, New York, New York
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"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing"--Ben Franklin


She used to create paper doll chains.
Taking scissor to paper and
Sketching to sculpting
To create a chain of silhouettes

chained by the hands




herself.





She grew older.


The mirror creates paper cutouts
Its reflection, a one-sided animation— in color,
Perception is gray and Judgment, the sculptor—
Contorted truth brings the victim
Paralyzed
in the Light.
Not self-discovery…
No.
Just a
Dark shadow.
That used to create paper doll chains.


The author's comments:
I wanted to talk about society and its consistency and the fact that everyone is shaped similarly by society. I thought of the idea of paper cutouts that people cut to form long chains of people linked by the hands. I was inspired by the paper cutouts in relation to societal pressure in that society forces you to change the shape of who you are.

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dancestar GOLD said...
on Aug. 28 2011 at 5:52 pm
dancestar GOLD, Westford, Massachusetts
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BE WHO YOU WANNA BE NOT WHO OTHERS WANNA SEE!!!

that was a very good piece, it has a lot of reality behind it, and the idea of cut out dolls was amazing! plz check out sum of my work! thanks! :)


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