“Dies Irae” by Ringling College of Art + Design

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Conference:


Title:


    Dies Irae

Company / Institution / Agency:


  • Ringling College of Art + Design

Description:


    Dies Irae, or Day of Wrath, is a surrealistic look at the chaos that ensued during the height of the Bubonic Plague in mid-14th-century Europe. Thepiece reflects a fundamental irony from the perspective of the plague victim. It takes the viewer through the terrifying experience of a plague victim who is not dead. The concept of the medieval wheel of fate symbolizes the inevitability of the victim’s demise.


Additional Contributors:


    Concept: Brad Booker, Chris Stone, Matt Trueman
    Animation: Brad Booker, Chris Stone
    Musical composition: Brad Booker, Chris Stone
    Faculty Advisor: Claudia Cumbie-lones
    Video/audio support: Philip Chiocchio