MURALS

Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Operatic scena by Claudio Monteverdi, 17th century

Artists: Marco Beasley, Taryn Fiebig, David Greco, Festival Ensemble
Directed and arranged by: Leonie Cambage and Aarón Zapico

 

Six panel mural (each 1000 x 2400mm). Presented at the 2016 Canberra International Music Festival. Created from found and created imagery.

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PANEL 01

Introduction

The meeting of Tancredi and Clorinda.

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An ensuing conflict is about to take place.

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Detail: The narrator - duel haloed and darkened - introduces the players Tancredi and Clorinda represented by two swords.

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Detail: Floating mountain set into a valknut. The valknut symbol based on a modern Norwegian compound word interpretation that meaning “knot of those fallen in battle”. Below, a barb wired swing set, set into a pool of blood.

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PANEL 2 & 3

The first battle

Tancredi and Clorinda meet in battle, the swinging of their swords, represented by a blue swirling line.

 

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PANEL 4 & 5

The second battle

The fighting become more furious, Tancredi and Clorinda become entwined.

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PANEL 6

The death scene

Tancredi again represented by sword has stuck the death blow to Clorinda.

 

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Documentation

Mural in progress, Chris Fay assists with the painting. Images from the CIMF 2016 production.

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L'Operetta II

Composer: Daniel Manera

Performed by the Song Company. Mural painted on cardboard boxes. Acrylic and ink.

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Documentation

Into the woods

Set design Leonie Cambage in collaboration with Paperform. Production for the Chatswood Musical Society. 

Synthetic polymer paint on board. 2015

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