Drama

The National Gallery is collaborating with the London Film School on 'Transcriptions: LFS Shorts', an innovative new project which involves second term students producing short 3-4 minute films inspired by the Gallery’s collection as part of their course.

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From the film-maker:

 

The warm, almost Tuscan setting with its yellows and greens, Jesus’ immaculate white loincloth and Mary Magdalene’s red, sin-stained dress all inspired the design and look of the film. But the most fascinating aspect of the painting was the way Jesus and Mary Magdalene were imagined in awkward, yet graceful poses. While other paintings in the Gallery’s collection showed the same scene, none portrayed the characters in the same tender, fluid way as Titian.
The biblical account tells of how Mary Magdalene mistook Christ for a gardener on the morning of his resurrection. It is almost incredible that she failed to recognise the Son of God, of whom she was a devoted disciple, and whom she supposedly did ‘not know how to love’ (if the rock opera is to be believed).
This beautiful story from the Gospel of Saint John, and Titian's thought-provoking rendition of it, inspired the transcription ‘Touch Me Not’.

 

Raz de la Torre

 

 

A piece inspired by Titian, Noli me Tangere, about 1514

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