Tableau Vivant of Goya's The Spell
       
     
Tableau Vivant of Goya's The Spell
       
     
Tableau Vivant of Goya's The Spell

Installation at Orlando's The Creative City Project, November 1st, 2014. Conceived by Deborah Knispel of D.E.K. Create; backdrop by Deborah Knispel, Lydia Knowles, and Erika Dykes; lighting and photography by F. Harvell; prop fabrication by Deborah Knispel, Lydia Knowles, Yadira Cruz, and Monica Donaldson. Actors back row, left to right: Yadira Cruz, Lauren Rahill, Erika Dykes, Lydia Knowles. Actors front row: Naomi Knowles, Andrew Knowles. Photograph courtesy of F. Harvell. The creative team assembled the setting, assumed makeup and costume, and posed under direction in front of hundreds of visitors at the Creative City Project, staging a live interpretation of Francisco Goya's macabre painting The Spell, a satirical commentary on life in Spain during the era of the Spanish Inquisition.