Spread #42 – Sisters & Brothers March 8, 2009Posted by Orly in Spreads.
I don’t need to be able to create a masterpiece, all I need is to be able to create, to take images, choose some lines, place shapes, pick some words, colors, manipulate, mess and fuss with them, turn them around and around, play with them, play, play and play, and then, let go. It doesn’t take much to get me going. The telling old photograph of a family member and her sister just fell on my lap. What a treasure. Thoughts came to mind, feelings, memories, told to me by this family member, and took me further to my own stories of ‘siblinghood,’ my children’s. You know…Nobody laughs harder together than sisters and brothers do. Nobody fights harder. Nobody can talk about their parents, children, and themselves more openly. Nobody lives longer together. I’m talking about the process of creativity, and about sisters and brothers and the unique bond they have…Nobody….