For foundations this week, we were given “create a reenactment.” I chose to take the famous painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675; Dutch painter), and update it.
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N.B.: To call this a “historical re-enactment” would be inaccurate, since Scheherazade was almost certainly mythical. Instead, this is an attempt at reifying and reinterpreting a legend that is inextricable from history — from the culture and economics of a historical period, of which our time carries echoes; and from the tradition of storytelling as an archive of successive cultures. 348 more words