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a bright passageway: early spring in london

  soon after we returned from our trip to sri lanka and the maldives, i took moses to the victoria miro gallery in east london. there was an installation piece (called passage/s ) on display there by korean artist do ho suh that i found to be incredibly beautiful and insightful. i haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since i experienced it! suh meticulously replicated, in varied super-vivid coloured fabric and on a one-to-one scale, doorways from buildings where he has lived and worked throughout his life. he said, “i see life as a passageway…we tend to focus on the destination all the time and forget about the in-between spaces. but without these mundane spaces that nobody really pays attention to, these grey areas, one cannot get from point a to point b.” walking through this brilliant piece of art gifted me an increased awareness of and appreciation for the passageways of my life – the in-between times that seem like “grey areas” but are actually neon-coloured, half-opa