OEDIPUS REX

Studies for Oedipus Rex by Sophocles for the ancient theatre of Epidaurus.

 

The stage design, is an attempt to capture the trauma and the shock of Oidipoda's logic and the order of his world receive. The cube represents the logic, stability, self-perfection of the absolute. But he can not resist the collapse that fate reserves. So we see the ruins of stability and security. As Oedipus collapses in the course of time.

The cube, one of Plato's five solids, was considered as one of the elements of nature by the alchemists, who believed to represent the earth due to its geometry. They argued that only the cube of all geometric could construct solid bodies because it is the only geometric solid that can construct a body without internal voids identifying it with the earth and the solid bodies in general.

DRAWINGS

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Model of the scenery and lighting studies

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