elephant in the rain, originally uploaded by annie_everywhere.

The Sultan’s Elephant Theatre showed the power of the magical, how the desire to be amazed by the extraordinary doesn’t have to be through the lens of the freakery of the mundane as seen in reality TV. We want to believe, as children do [or some of them], in the power of dreams. In uncertain times with narratives of apocalypse and dystopia to puncture our materialistic narcolepsy, don’t we need to believe even more?