Ruchiradama Nadikanta is a senior devotee of Avatar Adi Da and a member of the Ruchira Sannyasin Order. She served as Adi Da's spiritual ambassador at the groundbreaking exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art, The Ascent Of Orpheus, in the renowned Bargello Museum in Florence, which ran from July 7 - October 11, 2015. In this unique presentation (filmed on July 7, 2015), Ruchiradama Nadikanta takes us on a guided tour of the exhibition, describing the extraordinary nature of Adi Da's art, and providing us with an esoteric understanding of "The Ascent of Orpheus", and how it reflects Adi Da's incarnation and liberating work.
Orpheus Ascending was a highlight of the October 8, 2015 Finissage Event for The Ascent of Orpheus, the exhibition of Adi Da's art at the Bargello Museum in Florence that ran from July 9 to October 11, 2015.
Choreography: Keith Ferrone Artistic direction: Marga Nativo Featured dancers: Daniel Sandwiches (Orpheus) Ylenia Mendolicchio (Eurydice) Emilia Giubasso (chorus) Virginia Montel Brains (chorus) Jane Llaha (chorus) Elisa Torrigiani (chorus)
The video clip is from a longer Toscana TV News clip with noted journalist Fabrizio Borghini reporting on the Finissage Event.
The Florence Dance Company’s performance of Divina(dot)com (on July 9 – 11, 2015) in celebration of the 750th anniversary of Dante’s birth, in the Bargello National Museum courtyard, featuring Adi Da Samraj’s art, and performed in association with The Ascent of Orpheus exhibition at the Bargello Museum.
Italian television news channel TGT 24 (Florence) interviews Marchelle Deranleau (Curatorial Director, Da Plastique) about Adi Da Samraj’s art and “Il Mito Di Orfeo” (“The Myth of Orpheus”) in The Ascent of Orpheus exhibition, at the Bargello Museum.
At the July 8, 2015 Press Conference, Stanley Hastings (Managing Director, Da Plastique) speaks about Adi Da Samraj’s unique artistic process, on display in Adi Da Samraj’s “The Ascent of Orpheus” exhibition at the Bargello National Museum, Florence.
At the July 8, 2015 Press Conference, Marchelle Deranleau (Curatorial Director, Da Plastique) speaks about the themes and working principles of abstraction in Adi Da Samraj’s, “The Ascent of Orpheus” exhibition at the Bargello National Museum, Florence.
On July 6th, 2015, a team of professional art handlers, Da Plastique staff, and volunteers delivered and installed twelve of Adi Da’s monumental-scale art fabrications at the Bargello National Museum in Florence, Italy, in preparation for the July 9 opening of the exhibition of Adi Da Samraj's art, "The Ascent of Orpheus", at the Bargello Museum.
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