Lavina's Gift is inspired by Lavina's words, the essence of altruism, "People think I'm a little strange, but that doesn't bother me. The birds are always hungry and that's what matters".
The pictures in this two minute slideshow tell the story and introduce the cast of characters.
Looking at them again and again, I've attributed meaning to each. I see a beginning almost imperceptible, vulnerability and determination, obstacles and perseverance, and finally completion with the possibility of new beginnings - a reassuring meditation. I created a unique calligraphic symbol, a glyph, to represent each of the forty images.