Christabel takes a sharp turn for Fotopoulos away from narrative and towards pure abstraction. Based on the unfinished Gothic epic by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Christabel is presented in four segments, following the structure of the poem.
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3,5 A montage of female countenance & posture ranging from Petrus Christus via Manet to soft erotic, plumeria-buttery pictures, Christabel is gently rocked by a wave that dips one end in the nonsignifying, dissolved from excess materiality, bodies in Kurt Kren’s “12/66: Cosinus Alpha”, another in the flagrant yet impossible, masqueraded, manifesto nudity in Steven Arnold’s “Liberation of the Mannique Mechanique”. The