Wings – Kathy Bierma

27 February, 2020

In the presence of the other, each girl shares the responsibility that comes with balancing justice using peace, kindness and compassion. The juxtaposition of discipline and fragility represented in their attire, and their humble attempt to facilitate with open hands, is enshrouded with symbolic flowers depicting their purity (lilies), sacrifice (passion flowers) and hope for the future (dandelions). The phalanx of origami doves are not merely ‘scales of justice’ and forgiveness, but like 1000 origami cranes, they are also offered as a gift, a wish, a hope….