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Light box: The art of papercutting meets the world of mesmerizing lights

Susanna Tjokro

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Thu, February 6, 2020  /  02:40 pm
Light box: The art of papercutting meets the world of mesmerizing lights

'The Deer' (Courtesy of Huseinov Light Box/-)

A scene in a light box titled Since Day One depicts the silhouettes of lovers with their arms linked as they walk through the drizzling twilight of a deserted place. The softly dimmed lights inside the light box bring its images to life, evoking a sense of romance. Since Day One is one of the heartfelt stories told through paper cutouts and lights from Huseinov Light Box. Aderizky Huseinov (Courtesy of Huseinov Light Box/-) Huseinov Light Box is the brainchild of Aderizky Huseinov (Deris) who founded his eponymous brand in 2017. Since he was young, Deris has always had a passion for papercutting; one of his childhood creations was a papercut Christmas tree. As a kid, he honed his craft with hours of cutting papers by using a child-friendly pen-like cutter, a much safer alternative to conventional craft knives. As an adult, he is happily turning his art practice into a b...