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Prelude to Wintervideo
poster: Numinous Involvements Production
length: 02:49
date added: February 25, 2017
event date: 2016
views: 287; views this month: 70; views this week: 13
In 2016, on a summer night in the beautiful city of Florence, the Florence Dance Company performed the multimedia dance event, Quattro Maggiore ("Four Seasons") — set to the music of Vivaldi (his most well-known work, "Quattro Maggiore", performed live) and the art of Adi Da Samraj as the backdrop. Vivaldi's masterpiece has four parts, corresponding to the four seasons. In this newly expanded performance, musical preludes have been added before each season, featuring the musical composition and performance of hang drummer extraordinaire Paolo Borghi of Rome. In this excerpt, we hear Borghi's "Prelude" to Vivaldi's "Winter".

The performance took place on the Ponte Vecchio, a medieval multi-arch bridge over the Arno River in Florence, Italy. The Ponte Vecchio is one of the most historic bridges in the world, and the earliest bridge at this spot is believed to have been built in Roman times.

This performance is in preparation for a planned, fuller performance in 2017.
tags:
Florence Dance Company   Image-Art  

Infernovideo
poster: Numinous Involvements Production
length: 01:53
date added: February 4, 2017
event date: 2015
views: 319; views this month: 76; views this week: 14
An excerpt from the Florence Dance Company's 2015 performance of Divina.com in Florence, Italy.

The dance is based on Dante Alighieri's 700 year-old epic literary masterpiece, "La Divina Commedia" (The Divine Comedy). Like Dante's work, the dance performance has three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. This video excerpt is from Inferno.

The dance performances were choreographed and directed by Keith Ferrone and Marga Nativo. The dance takes place in front of a monumental multimedia display of the breakthrough (and sometimes animated) digital art of Adi Da Samraj. All of this is accompanied by live musical performances from master Florentine pianist, Stefano Maurizi, and the electronic musical mastery of Maurizio Fasolo, and Enzo Regi (who lead the European underground electronic group, Pankow). Piano preludes performed and composed by Naamleela Free Jones.

Dancers are Vanessa Bambi, Daniele del Bandecca, Serena Ferrone, Silvia Bertoluzza, Elisa Capecchi, Egle Pranzini, Rachel Stewart, and Tsubasa Tagoku.
tags:
Florence Dance Company   image-art  

The Ascent of Orpheus: Final Walk Throughvideo
poster: Matt Braithwaite
length: 04:17
date added: December 1, 2015
event date: October 11, 2015
views: 795; views this month: 39; views this week: 9
“The Ascent of Orpheus” exhibition of Adi Da's art ran from July 9 - October 11, 2015, at the Bargello National Museum, Florence.

This video clip is a final walk through of the exhibition, on October 11, 2015.

For more information about the exhibition, click here.

videographer: Matt Braithwaite
tags:
Image-Art  

Ruchiradama Nadikanta on The Ascent of Orpheusvideo
poster: Matt Braithwaite
speaker: Ruchiradama Nadikanta
length: 20:01
date added: November 18, 2015
event date: July 7, 2015
views: 1292; views this month: 67; views this week: 20
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.

videographer: Matt Braithwaite
tags:
Image-Art   Ruchiradama Nadikanta  

Orpheus Ascendingvideo
poster: AdiDaUpClose
length: 05:03
date added: October 13, 2015
event date: October 8, 2015
views: 1401; views this month: 74; views this week: 17
Excerpt from the Florence Dance Company's performance of the multimedia dance event, Orpheus Ascending, with Adi Da's Image-Art in the background. The music is Ray Lynch's "Passion Song", from his album, Nothing Above My Shoulders but the Evening.

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.
tags:
Florence Dance Company   Image-Art  

Divina.com: Dante/Adi Da/Florencevideo
poster: Daplastique
length: 05:05
date added: August 6, 2015
event date: July 9, 2015
views: 1398; views this month: 61; views this week: 16
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.
tags:
Image-Art   Florence Dance Company  

Il Mito Di Orfeo Al Bargellovideo
poster: redazione italiasette
length: 02:24
date added: July 31, 2015
event date: July 9, 2015
views: 1047; views this month: 47; views this week: 10
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.

[Note: This news clip is in Italian.]
tags:
Image-Art   Ascent of Orpheus  

Da Purnima at the European Danda: Art Night Updatevideo
poster: Matt Braithwaite
length: 01:37
date added: July 23, 2015
event date: August 1, 2015
views: 1150; views this month: 38; views this week: 8
The European Danda is offering a 3-day retreat (hosted by longtime devotee Gerald Sheinfeld) from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2, coinciding with the Celebration of Da Purnima. For more information, click here.

This video is an update on the special "Art Night" that will be taking place Saturday night (August 1), as part of the retreat and celebration. Your hosts will be longtime devotees Brian O'Mahony and Antonia Randazzo.
tags:
image-art   European Danda  

Adi Da's Artistic Processvideo
poster: Daplastique
length: 11:53
date added: July 15, 2015
event date: July 8, 2015
views: 1188; views this month: 44; views this week: 10
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.

For more about the exhibition, click here.
tags:
Image-Art  

Press Conference: Exhibition Overviewvideo
poster: Daplastique
length: 08:53
date added: July 13, 2015
event date: July 8, 2015
views: 1189; views this month: 46; views this week: 9
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.
tags:
Image-Art  

The Ascent of Orpheus: Opening Night and Interviewsvideo
poster: Daplastique
length: 07:20
date added: July 12, 2015
event date: July 9, 2015
views: 1141; views this month: 42; views this week: 11
Opening night gala (July 9, 2015) for Adi Da Samraj, “The Ascent of Orpheus” exhibition at the Bargello National Museum, Florence. Includes opening events and interviews.

For more information about the exhibition, click here.
tags:
Image-Art  

The Ascent of Orpheus: Exhibit Walk Throughvideo
poster: Daplastique
length: 06:13
date added: July 9, 2015
event date: July 9, 2015
views: 1236; views this month: 46; views this week: 12
Adi Da Samraj's "The Ascent of Orpheus" Exhibition is now open! Come join us in a walk through of the exhibition.

For more about the exhibition (which runs from July 9 - October 11, 2015 in the Bargello Museum in Florence, Italy), click here.
tags:
Orpheus One   Linead One   Image-Art  

The Ascent of Orpheus: Installationvideo
poster: Daplastique
length: 02:09
date added: July 9, 2015
event date: July 6, 2015
views: 1225; views this month: 40; views this week: 9
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.
tags:
Orpheus One   Linead One   Image-Art  

Creating the Orpheus & Linead Suites (Italian Subtitles)video
poster: Daplastique
length: 06:47
date added: July 9, 2015
views: 1138; views this month: 49; views this week: 12
Adi Da Samraj creating the Orpheus One and Linead One suites. Accompanied by Adi Da talking about His Image-Art. Edited by Carmen Morrow.

[Note: This version of the video has Italian subtitles.]
tags:
Orpheus One   Linead One   Image-Art  

Image-Art Testimonial: Stanley Hastingsvideo
part 11 of A Tribute to the Life and Work of Adi Da Samraj

poster: AdiDaVideos
speaker: Stanley Hastings
length: 25:06
date added: March 31, 2015
event date: November 29, 2009
views: 3454; views this month: 123; views this week: 24
This video appreciation of Adi Da's Image-Art begins with a testimonial from devotee Stanley Hastings, who grew up in the Adidam community and is the Co-Director of Da Plastique (the group that presents Avatar Adi Da's Art to the public), and who worked with Adi Da on His Divine Image-Art.

Then, at 9:34, we hear various art professionals express their appreciation of Adi Da's Image-Art.

This is followed (at 13:14) by a slideshow of photos drawn from some the Exhibitions of Adi Da's Image-Art, from 2001-2009.

The video concludes (at 18:58) with a slideshow of photos of Adi Da creating His Image-Art from 1998-2008. Background music is Naamleela Free Jones, "I Served to Priest the Pharaohs", from her album, Eyes In Other Worlds.

This video is an excerpt from Second Evening: Track 11 on the DVD, A Tribute to the Life and Work of His Divine Presence, Adi Da Samraj. More than 7 hours long, this Tribute DVD was filmed on the occasion of the first Anniversary of Adi Da's Divine Mahasamadhi, when devotees, family, and friends of Adi Da Samraj gathered at Adi Da Samrajashram, Fiji (Adi Da's principal Hermitage), to acknowledge Adi Da as the Divine in human form, to praise His Greatness, and to express their heart-felt gratitude for the Blessings they have received from Him.

A list of all the tracks on this DVD can be found here.
tags:
image-art   Stanley Hastings   Mahasamadhi   Tribute   DVD  
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