The Patchwork Tree In Ivis Maliotou Park

Published 26th of December, 2016

I noticed this tree when I was out logging shops for the Paphos Life Directory. I was intrigued by it so thought I would take a closer look.

Is This An Art Exhibit?

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In order to put together the Paphos Life Directory, I drive around Paphos filming it street by street. Then I sift through the film and take details of all the shops and points of interest that I can see. It is hugely time-consuming, but does throw up some surprising results. While scanning my copy of "From Lidl to The Mall: The Director's Cut" I was surprised to spot a tree wearing a jumper. I had to investigate, so when time permitted I visited Ivis Maliotou Park (more on that in another blog) and took some snaps.

The Tree From The North

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If you look there is a tiny bit of duplication; two red fishes on yellow backgrounds. But other than that, each patch looks unique.

From The East

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From the east there are a few holes.

From The South

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From this angle it almost looks like a foot in a sock.

From The West

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From the west, the tree looks fully covered, and the patchwork is spreading out across the floor, like a multi-coloured moss.

--- EDIT ---

It turns out that this is an art exhibit designed to symbolise peace in the Island. Amen to that.

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