Many mental health institutions have closed over the years resulting in both cheers and fears. This art piece makes me feel how difficult it is to nourish life within the walls of such places, and yet with great effort, it is sometimes successful. The building which housed Massachusetts Mental Health Center captures the idea of institution. I can not comment on the services provided here as I never received them from this particular place.
Click the Bloom link above to get to the home page which describes the project and then follow the link for photographs on This is Colossal.com. Beauty can be found in the oddest environments, that’s sometimes where it grows best.