Virgin and the temptress: scintillae

Dinas, H 2006, Virgin and the temptress: scintillae, Masters by Research, Creative Media, RMIT University.

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Collection: Theses

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Title Virgin and the temptress: scintillae
Author(s) Dinas, H
Year 2006
Abstract 'The virgin, the temptress and the godess' is a visual exploration of love, longing and beauty from the carnal though to the sublime. The narrative of the research has several subtexts: one that explores female archetypes, the muse as figurative source of inspiration and also beauty as a transcendental catalyst. I have sought to represent a comprehensive vision of the female muse that embraces both the spiritual and the sensual and explores the duality of corporeal and metaphysical yearning. This is done through photographic imagery; the journey that it evokes is an interior landscape that takes place in the purgatory that is longing and ascends to a sublime state of stillness and peace through the experience of the divine.
Degree Masters by Research
Institution RMIT University
School, Department or Centre Creative Media
Keyword(s) Photography, Artistic
Female Muse
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