All We Are Is Dust In The Wind

All We Are Is Dust In The Wind

“I close my eyes, only for a moment, and the moment’s gone

All my dreams, pass before my eyes, a curiosity

Dust in the wind, all they are is dust in the wind…”

(“Dust In The Wind”, Kansas – Lyrics by Kerry Livgren)

This picture belongs to the series shot in my street in Varanasi (Benaras) while four men were emptying plaster bags from a truck.

It was very dusty, although they reminded me “butoh” dancers performing with white-body makeup.

This japonese contemporary dance came after the second world war and among several things the choreography is a remembrance of the suffering of Hiroshima’s atomic bomb.

It rises the question of how is it still possible to dance after such a thing and in some ways it is easy to compare this concept of art to those workers living in dust.

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2 Responses to “All We Are Is Dust In The Wind”

  1. Dheeraj Sharma Says:

    I visited your Varanasi exhibition. Thank you for showing my culture with love and respect. I love your work.

  2. Dheeraj Sharma Says:

    Good picture, perfect timing. I love your work.

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