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THE QUEER OSTARA

COSTUME DESIGN | MODELLING | SALZBURG | 2015
2015 / SALZBURG

THE QUEER OSTARA

THE PROJECT “THE QUEER OSTARA” , WHICH HAS A BASED ON THE SYMBOLISM, TWO BASIC CONSIDERATIONS. ONE ASPECT OF THE CHRISTIAN EASTER AND THE EASTER BUNNY. PROBABLY THE MOST EASILY RECOGNIZABLE SYMBOL OF THIS COSTUME IS THE CROSS, WHICH IS SHOWING BY ARTIST WITH THE BODY. THE WOUNDS OF JESUS ON THE HANDS AND FEET ARE PARTICULARLY EMPHASIZED, THEY WEAR THE WHITE COLOR AS A SYMBOL OF FREEDOM AND HOPE.

THE TRAPEZOIDAL SHAPE OF THE WHOLE COSTUME IS TO SHOW THE TRINITY, THE DIVINITY OF THE FATHER, JESUS CHRIST AND THE THE HOLY SPIRIT IN A DIFFERENT TYPE OF DESIGN.
THE COSTUME IS COVERED IN GREEN GRASS SHOWING THE SPRING, START THE NEW ANNUAL FLOWERING AND FERTILITY. THE FRONT OF THE COSTUME HAS THIRTEEN ROWS OF EASTER EGGS. THIS NUMBER CONSISTS OF THE NUMBER OF PERSON AT THE LAST SUPPER.
AT FIRST TOP ROW OF THE COSTUME PLACED WITH EIGHT EGGS WHICH REFLECTS A NEW BEGINNING OR REBIRTH AND AT LAST DOWN ROW OF THE COSTUME PLACED WITH FOUR EGGS WHICH REFLECTS OF “CREATION” AND FOUR BASIC ELEMENTS, EARTH, WATER, AIR AND FIRE. AT THE TWO SHOULDERS SEVEN EGGS ARE ATTACHED WHICH REPRESENT THE COMPLETENESS AND PERFECTION IN PHYSICAL AND MENTAL WAY.
COSTUME DESIGN, MODEL & PHOTO EDITOR: SAM BEKLIK
PHOTOGRAPHY: MARIO POMWENGER
HAIR: THOMAS SCHACHL (HAIRNEWS)
MAKE-UP: ELENA SCHACHL (HAIRNEWS)
SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER: MICHAELA .A
ARTIST ASSISTANT: EDNA RAMADAN