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stainless steel & cast bronze
H 1950 x W (?) x D (?) cm
commissioned by the Laganside Corporation
at all times
plaque on the River Lagan railing: Thanksgiving Square Belfast / This female figure represents various allegorical themes associated with / hope and aspiration, peace and reconciliation is derived from / from classical and Celtic mythology. Her position on the globe signifies / a unified approach to life on this earth. It encompasses oneness, while / celebrating diversity of culture that exists in our global village. The aim of the sculpture is to bring people together had to change hearts / and minds; to make bridges across the divide of our community. To work / towards a peaceful, happy existence for everyone on this planet by / respect for each other, their cultural heritages and all our aspirations. / This symbol creates a tangible first statement of our long-term objective / in bringing people together to foster a happy and fulfilling life for all and / a sense of gratefulness for all that life has given us