Updated 15th May 2023. Reason for update: The I Want To Live tribute in Worthing moved to Valley Gardens in Brighton on 15th May.
The Standing With Giants tribute in Worthing highlighting those suffering in Ukraine was previously installed in South Street Square, Worthing, until 15th May 2023. The Worthing installation, standing 13ft tall, was hosted by Worthing Town Centre BID.
The I Want To Live tribute is now in Brighton
On 15th May, the travelling installation moved to Brighton, where it is on display till 31st May 2023. The location is Valley Gardens, close to the Mazda Fountain. Source: Standing With Giants Facebook Page. Google Map Link to Valley Gardens.
View a YouTube video of the Standing With Giants I Want To Live tribute in Brighton
Title of video: Standing with Giants Unveils Touching Ukraine Tribute in Brighton & Hove.
View photos of the tribute previously in Worthing
The tribute installation shows the striking silhouette of a Ukrainian soldier holding a baby, whilst leading a mother and child to safety.
You can click or touch the images to see full size versions
The wheelie suitcase seen to the left of the soldier in the photograph bears the words: Worthing standing with Ukraine standing with Giants.
I Want To Live Tribute in Worthing – YouTube video
Dan Barton, from the Ukrainian tribute organiser Standing With Giants, explains more in this YouTube film about the I Want To Live Tribute in Worthing.
Paraphrased transcription from the Worthing information board
Dan Barton, founder of Standing with Giants, created the Standing With Giants Tribute in collaboration with artist Peter Naylor. The aim is to show their unwavering solidarity with people suffering in Ukraine. The tribute has previously been displayed in Oxford City Centre, Salisbury Market Square, Bournemouth, Southampton and Portsmouth. The installation will display in various locations along the south coast of England and then in Brussels.
Find out more on this website about how Worthing is keeping Ukraine and Ukrainians in hearts and minds.
Standing With Giants – I Want To Live Tribute in Worthing (now in Brighton) – External Links
Ukraine refugee art installation unveiled in Brighton park. The Argus. 16 May 2023
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