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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Sunday Guest: The Magic Trio

Gabriel takes on a human appearance
outline: dhr, colors: Selkis

Clorinda, the Muslim heroine
by Nivalis after dhr's model sheet

The Magic Trio is made up of Eva aka Nivalis, Tiziana aka Selkis, and yours truly (see the Trio's website). And their first big international cooperation has been - you guessed! - something about Torquato Tasso. In mid-August the US anthology Emanations: Third Eye, or Emanations III will be published, and it will include an essay called Jerusalem Updated entirely devoted to Tasso's long poem Gerusalemme Liberata (Jerusalem Delivered): brand new translations of selected passages, namely 40 octaves, plus comments(*) and 8 wonderful illustrations by Selkis & Nivalis.

(*) The text has obviously been revised by a mother-tongue editor.