Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Inspiration: MEDEA

I first saw the Pasolini film Medea when I was about 12, and I thought it was incredible. I had little knowledge of Maria Callas, who plays the eponymous role, as an opera singer, but I could feel her commanding presence through the screen. Those eyes, those brows, those lips, that nose, it was all so powerful. I also really enjoyed her queenly costume, and I hope to create something similar for Mary in the upcoming crucifixion.


If I could choose one person to be, it would definitely be Maria Callas.

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