Syd was lately interviewed by Sanctuary, a web-based journal devoted to empowering and galvanizing girls, about her altars undertaking created in reminiscence of her mom. “I felt the necessity to concretize my grief right into a tangible kind that I might see and be with. There may be a lot potential for therapeutic after we symbolically ‘present,’ fairly than simply ‘inform,’ our emotional ache,” Syd says within the profile. “My spirits lifted the second I began. I used to be full of treasured recollections, gratitude and appreciation as I organized my artwork provides and gathered tiny objects—pictures, bits of recipes in her handwriting, lower phrases and pictures—to start the 30-day course of of reworking grief right into a celebration of my mom’s life.”
See photographs of Syd’s 30 Altars for my Mom undertaking and browse the total interview right here.