Messengers of The Gods

Messengers of The Gods

“Dancers are the messengers of the gods. ” 
(Martha Graham – American dancer and choreographer, 1894-1991)

This series of pictures was shot last afternoon in my street in Varanasi (Benaras).
Men were emptying plaster bags from a truck.
I was in rush but I sopped and took several pictures, my enchanted mind decided that the truck would become a theatre stage while those workers happened to be “butoh” dancers performing.

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One Response to “Messengers of The Gods”

  1. Regarding quote by Graham–perhaps that’s why the Ghost Dance was so feared in 1890–what message might those dancers bring?

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