WWI Remembrance: Godiva Awakes (II)

Here is the promised follow-on from the previous post on the Godiva Awakes WWI Remembrance, in Coventry.

Godiva Awakes 5The lady is Kabuki attire was a reminder that Coventry is twinned with Hiroshima. She was inspired by the story of Sadako Sasaki and the thousand origami cranes.

Godiva Awakes 6This story is very emotional, and I thought that the theatre company did a wonderful job of respecting and explaining it. Here is a part of the choreography – I got lucky in that shot, caught them right when they made a circle of feathers. It’s my favourite photo of the day.

Godiva Awakes  7And here’s Godiva herself. She’s not camera shy (at 3 or 4 meters tall, neither would you be), but she’s difficult to make justice to in photography format. And she’s way more expressive than you would imagine.

Godiva Awakes 8



This entry was posted by Carlos Ferreira.

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