Saturday, November 14, 2009

A BOOK ABOUT DEATH : THE MOVIE



Angela Ferrara, an artist based in São Paulo, Brazil, created this film 
for the exhibition A Book About Death. Angela, contributor to 
A Book About Deathsee her art here – worked tirelessly to not 
only learn new software applications but to curate the original 
show into themes and sync it all to the beautiful music of 
Garry Schyman – his piece, Praan.
Visit The Music Of Garry Schyman

Praan
Bhulbona ar shohojete
Shei praan e mon uthbe mete
Mrittu majhe dhaka ache
je ontohin praan
Bojre tomar baje bashi
She ki shohoj gaan
Shei shurete jagbo ami
(Repeat 3X)
Shei jhor jeno shoi anonde
Chittobinar taare
Shotto-shundu dosh digonto
Nachao je jhonkare!
Bojre tomar baje bashi
She ki shohoj gaan
Shei shurete jagbo am



Praan (English Translation)

The same stream of life
that runs through my veins night and day
runs through the world
and dances in rhythmic measures.

It is the same life
that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth
in numberless blades of grass
and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers.

It is the same life
that is rocked in the ocean-cradle
of birth and of death,
in ebb and in flow.

I feel my limbs are made glorious
by the touch of this world of life.
And my pride is from the life-throb of ages
dancing in my blood this moment.


Use of Garry Schyman's music for Praan – originally written for Where The Hell Is Matt? – has been generously granted by the composer.

 
Lyrics adapted from the poem "Stream Of Life" from Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore.

Music Credits: Music By Garry Schyman.  Drums and Engineering Dan Blessinger. Vocals Palbasha Siddique. Guitars and bass Kevin Dukes. Concertmaster Belinda Broughton. Orchestral contractor Ross DeRoche (DeRoche Music Inc.).  Vocal Contractor Melissa Nixon.

10 comments:

mythmara said...

A wonderful surprise and excellently scored/shot/art directed/posted/shared...

robfabra said...

fantastic work! congrats!!

jill z said...

Beautiful poem- found your post from Lawendula!

The Politics of Shoes said...

fantastic work Angela!

well this is a non-sequitur but Matthew Rose recommended that I put a call for 4x6 postcards here in the comments (-: since the call is in fact inspired by ABAD:

Call for Works
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2010

4x6 Postcards/Works on the theme: SURREALESTATE

for the Mobius fundraiser and art bash Mobius Artrages 2010.

please see this facebook page for more details ( you don't have to be a member of facebook to view the page ):

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=318917999057&ref=ts

Pam Farrell said...

Wonderful...thank you for producing this...

Judith HeartSong said...

Angela, thank you for this wonderful work!!!

Marilyn Z. Tomlins said...

I wrote a book about death.The title is 'Die in Paris'.

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BT= 0.75
After 12 hours= 0.4

33.75 Celcius @ 7:00 am

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