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phantasmagoria

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Films a sequence of pictures made to vary in size rapidly while remaining in focus
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Her slumped body is flanked by a child waving while the three phantasmagoric figures who give the piece its title hover above her.
Situated on a horseshoe-shaped floor of a tower in the western part of this city, the museum in its early days has stunned Jakarta crowds with phantasmagoric light installations like 'Infinity Mirrored Room " Brilliance of the Souls' by Yayoi Kusama, alongside classic Indonesian modernist paintings by the likes of Raden Saleh.
WISE DECISIONHow else can one explain the vitriol poured on the head of Mr Raila Odinga for declining to be anointed as the president of a phantasmagoric entity known as the people's republic of Kenya?
Welcome to Andermatt County, Texas, a place that exists at a phantasmagoric crossroads between Southern gentility and vice, whose small-town horrors hit a little too close to home.
These real places are painted in a phantasmagoric way, perhaps willfully vague to give voice to a confession of existing on the margins of life itself.
It could also reflect a process of dereliction, desertion and dispersal; one that affects, beyond the vote, the idea that the French hold of themselves, an idea that suddenly appears phantasmagoric.
The sweeping strains of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) made for the live accompaniment of the original score while frame after frame of one of the silent era's most influential masterpieces transported the audience, a full house, to a phantasmagoric time and space.
In a sense, these partisan advocates have built themselves a church as phantasmagoric as any of the orthodox or heterodox religions.
Her work is woman-centric and phantasmagoric, with many strange characters (a young vampire witch, werewolves that kill out of compassion, she-demons), extreme situations, and death commonplace.
Synopsis: 150 years after Sherlock Holmes was finally laid to rest by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the great detective appears in the pages of the "Ghostly Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" for the first time as a phantasmagoric. Unspeaking and unhealing, he is still quite capable of reasoning and making a point.
First-half closer Brick in the Wall entrenched the continuing phantasmagoric feel with an almighty stage-side inflatable popping up while the track itself sashayed from a crashing intro into a swaggering semi-funk at points.
Whether permanent or degradable, loud or discreet, phantasmagoric or natural, interactive or silent, the works all have a synergy with the mountain, the landscape, the wind, the ocean, and the festival's creative energy.