Gallery: Artist Jad Melki Sculpts Mattress Springs Into Words of Love


When a loved one is absent, we long for solace and connection through photos, writing, and memories. In “La Chaleur de L’amour & la Beauté des Paroles” (The Warmth of Love & the Beauty of Words), Jad Melki forms the words of love letters. The sentences were written by his mother to his father in 1974 when his father was at the American University of Beirut and she in Sierra Leon. Every night, he would read the letters before going to sleep as a form of comfort.

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