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Elsa Mora’s Folkloric Dream World Fantasias: Revisiting 22/26

Scherenschnitte means “scissor cuts”in German and is a name given to the art of paper cutting.

In the first year of A Year In The Country I wrote about the paper cutting / scherenschnitte artwork of Elsa Mora, which is beautiful, intricate and sometimes unsettling work. The sense of dreamlike folkloric fantasias that it conjures at times brings to mind elements of the worlds unto themselves of some Czech New Wave cinema…

The original post published during the first year of A Year In The Country:


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