Gallery: Canadian Artist Kristi Malakoff Crafts Striking Lifesize Maypo...

Rather ironically, the scene is usually a celebration of colour and movement. But none of that takes place here.

Artist Kristi Malakoff is the creator of this brilliant paper installation depicting a scene of children dancing around a traditional Maypole. Constructed entirely from black paper and foam, the sculpture gives the appearance of silhouettes on a sunny day. It captures a frozen moment in which joyful children take part in a historical May Day tradition, typical in Europe.

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