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Five Minutes Peace by Nadina Al-Jarrah

Some years ago, a friend who is an artist made a small sculpture which they called Five Minutes Peace.  As it sat on view on the desk or shelf, the inspiration behind the concept was that its presence would prompt the viewer into remembering to take a break from the rigours of life for five minutes.  It was a wonderful idea and one that was making reference to how busy we are, and how little time we take away from that busyness.  That was over ten years ago, before we entered the instant digital world that many of us now inhabit, and it is no exaggeration to say that much has changed in the last decade. Read on »