Sunday, May 17, 2009

Wings of Desire - memories


...When the child was a child,
it didn’t know that it was a child,
everything was soulful, and all souls were one.


When I was working on my entry for the EST challenge with the Theme 'Birds', my mind was wandering...
I used a big brass wing that has been given een beautiful verdigris patina.

That wing in particular made me think of one of the most beautiful movies I have ever seen:
'Der Himmel Uber Berlin' from Wim Wenders. (In English the title is 'wings of desire'.)

Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry partially inspired the movie; Wenders claimed angels seemed to dwell in Rilke's poetry. And one of my most fav band played in that movie (I was in my twenties then ;-): Nick Cave and the Birthday party.
Find this limited edition creation in my shop.
Find the other European Entries on the blog of Carmenesque.

6 comments:

Ravenhill said...

the wings are such a nice angle on the birds theme. Yours are so pretty!
~Emily xx

Rita from alatvian.etsy.com said...

Thank you so much for sharing!

ingermaaike said...

What beautiful inspiration!

matchstickgirl said...

wonderful

beautiful memories

Wenders is brilliant as was Nick Cave

kraplap said...

I love Rilke ! great interpretation !!

jealousydesign said...

beautiful thoughts behind your item!