Quattro Maggiore 2014: A Multimedia Dance Event (video)
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||On July 21 and 22, 2014, 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. The venue was the courtyard of the historic Bargello Museum in Florence.
This video clip provides an introduction to the place (Florence), the dancers, the musicians, the art (images from Adi Da's Geome One: Alberti's Window, in four different colorings for the four seasons), and the costumes (which were color-coordinated with the art).
Also in this clip: Italian art critic, Giuliano Serafini (author of Matisse e il Mediterraneo and Goya), praises the combination of music, dance, and art: "It's the best!". Serafini, Keith Ferrone (director of the Florence Dance Company), and Ruchiradama Nadikanta all note the technological advance represented by the LED lighting in the back panels, that brought out the color in Adi Da's art to a far greater degree than in previous performances (assisted by new fabrications of Adi Da's art), and enlivened the dancers' performance.
Ruchiradama Nadikanta: "Absolutely exquisite! . . . It was one symphony — of dance, and art, and music. . . Adi Da was immensely present, infusing every note and every step, as well as shining through His extraordinary Art. . . You feel [the dancers] really dancing to the Art."
Videographer: Matt Braithwaite
Image-Art. For more about Adi Da's Image-Art, click here. You can also read the latest edition of Adi Da's book of essays about His Image-Art, Transcendental Realism. For exhibitions and other special events associated with Adi Da's Image-Art, click here.
Poster: Matt Braithwaite Post Date: July 26, 2014
Length: 05:49 Views: 3655 Views This Month: 106 Views This Week: 63
Event Date: July 20, 2014
Image-Art Florence Dance Company