Hypersunday, Inferno (2014)

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HYPERSUNDAY is the electronic music project of Héctor González and niet!  They arrived a year ago on the scene with one foot in the light and another in darkness, and with a lot of respect and love for music.  Commedia-Intro is the first album of a quartet inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Their second album, which will be ready in late 2014, is set in a Hell inspired by Dante. Very soon you will be able to travel through the entire map you can see below, finding a new Hypersunday track inside each Inferno’s circle. But at the moment, we invite you to visit the Circle II, corresponding to LUST, circle IV, about AVARICE and PRODIGALITY, circle V, LAZINESS and ANGER and the VESTIBULE. Click the places names and begin your trip!

 

Petra Greule-Bstock, “Beauty awakens the soul to act.” Dante Alighieri

greule-bstock-beauty-awakens-the-soul-to-act-dante-alighieriBeauty awakens the soul to act. Dante Alighieri is one of many works Petra Greule-Bstock creates based on inspiration from a famous quotation. On Greule-Bstock’s blog, she provides background information about herself and her artwork: “I love to paint with natural pigments mixed and prepared like a meal, it’s like working in a color kitchen. Also I use oil pastels, Chinese ink, well let’s say just all I can find in my studio. I love the sensation of feeling lost in colors, materials and forms. Since I was able to keep a paint brush in my hands for the first time, painting was, still is and always will be necessary for me. It’s impossible living without. I was born in the south of Germany and lived there until 2000 before moving to France/Burgundy. Since 2011 I have my studio in Barcelona. Mostly I live with the feeling: I’m not going through the world but the world is going straight through me. The world, the daily life, people, surrounding, colors, smells, views, buildings, plants… all is impressing me, touching me, forming me. Painting is the way of how the “footprints” of all the impressions entering into my body, into my soul, my brain, my senses can communicate with those who are watching the result. With my paintings I’m offering a sight into the mirror of my emotional universe and it is like a dairy of subconsciousness, left footprints, dreams, . . .”    —Petra Greule-Bstock

Divine Comedy Illustrations by Miquel Barceló

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This series of watercolor illustrations, painted by Spanish artist Miquel Barceló, exhibited at the Louvre in 2004.

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Dante in Barcelona

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Contributed by Peter Edmunds (Bowdoin ’14)