Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
–R.D. Laing, The Politics of Experience/The Bird of Paradise
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a glass sun-catcher that hangs in my office window. Taken on an bright morning with no special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.