This week’s MotD theme: For Whom the Bell Toll
In 2012 Brazilian artist, Laura Belem, created this spectacular installation entitled “Temple of a Thousand Bells” at York’s St. Mary’s. Gillian Cooper captured this very cool shot as part of her visit to the exhibit.
From Gillian’s blog site, she states:
It is based on a legend of The Temple of a Thousand Bells which stood on an island that sunk into the sea. It’s not a story I had heard before, but it made for a lovely experience. Each of the bells is hand blown, transparent and silent.
Read another description of the installation from Patricia Rogers blog site
Inspiration for Today
Patricia described the bells as silent and clapperless, ghost bells. These “bells are light and airy, waiting silently without any purpose other than to be themselves.”
Gillian’s photo reminds us that rather than being busy “doing”, sometimes it’s better to just be.
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