Religious Mantis

Three stags of metamorphosis

Francesca Da Rimini -> Harpy -> Cleopatra

from Francesca the most debated “eroina dell’amore ideale”,
through the harpy, a figure of the Greek mythology half women half bird,
to the seductive Cleopatra.

Interactive video projections, gesture recognition, live performance, costume video projections

Alessandro Marianantoni
Performed by Tiffany Trenda
Music by Joseph Bishara
Costume constructed by Marina Tia
Light design by Maarten Cornelis
Additional graphics by Kevin Finch

@Women in Hell: Francesca da Rimini & Friends Between Sin, Virtue, and Heroism
Italian Cultural Center, Los Angeles

UCLA Italian Department, Massimo Ciavolella