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Papercut Forest of Fears

While we're all used to seeing intricate papercut art, it's not often we come across pieces with interesting meanings behind them. Los Angeles-based multimedia artist Elsa Mora (aka Elsita) created this beautiful papercut piece called Fear that shows a person who has turned into a forest with two little people hanging on the leaves.

“In the forest that our mind is there is always the presence of fears,” Elsita says on her website. “I tend to see fear as two little people having an argument within my mind. One of them is positive, the other one is negative but in the end I am both of them. I am aware of how much I can influence their argument, it all depends on my own personal choice of whom I am going to support and let win. This piece in the photos is a representation of this idea. I think that it is a good thing to own our fears and not the other way around, don't you think?

“Have a wonderful day my friend and don't be afraid of trying something new in your life once in a while.”

Elsa Mora's website

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