Diverse members of the Athens community are asked to modify a five inch wooden square to represent resilience.
What does resilience mean to you?
RED SCULPTURE WITH SPIRAL’
"My piece is supposed to represent how I become resilient by hiding in a metaphorical maze. I isolate myself and come up with a way to make myself resilient. My piece also connects to the theme of structural resilience in the sense that this piece is made of cardboard triangles and masking tape. These materials are not strong on their own but when they are put together they make a strong shape ... "
"This represents my journey in and out of a very dark time in my life, the bees symbolize how positive or negative thoughts can pollinate and take over ones mind and life. I’ve been working on training myself through cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness to go from negative cycling, obsessive, thoughts to more positive, self compassionate ones."