ABOUT THE WORK

The vril draws the black work

Gottfried appears in the picture. He is the new leader. Gottfried breaks this dimension with his clenched fist. In this white area we are shown the Sieg symbol (symbol of victory).
I felt great energy (vril) as I drew the white space.
-Opus Nigrum
Gottfried von Brabant was the first Lord of Aarschot between 1284 and his death in 1302. de Vierzon between 1277 and 1302. Gottfried appears as a character in Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin. At this moment the character Gottfried is being transmuted from swan to child.
This image corresponds to the end of the third act of Lohengrin’s work, which was created in 1850 by composer Richard Wagner.
Opus Nigrum created this work in 2020.

Tantris, continuous luminosity

The third Isolde appears on the picture, that of the white hands, the daughter of Hoel, the Duke of Brittany and finally the wife of Tristan.
Isolda is a princess and magician and daughter of the magician. It represents the world of the night, the real world.
Tristan also appears in the picture. Tristan is one of the knights of King Arthur, you can also call him Tantris. He is a victim of the world of the day, the illusion, and begins to renounce love before accepting his destiny, his ultimate liberation.
In the picture you can see the intense and ethereal fusion as the only union of a single breath. When the characters come together forever.
This moment corresponds to the second act of Tristan and Isolda, which Richard Wagner composed in 1859.
In this work the composer created new music that projects into the future the Tristan chord and the infinite melody, this event coincides with the birth of the Opus Nigrum!