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This artist revisits 6 Greek Myths by animating geometric shapes

You love the Greek mythology ? The creative that we are going to talk about today has a very special way of approaching the subject. Stephen Kelleher is an Irish artist who works at New York as freelance. And obviously, he seems to have two very distinct passions: Greek Mythology and everything related to animation and geometry.

And precisely, one of the artist's projects has particularly drawn our attention. He made an amazing video called"Mythos" where he's having fun revisit some of the most popular myths ... playing with geometric mechanisms. OFIcarus à Midas, Passing by Perseusif you know Greek mythology a little bit, you'll find that awesome!

We let you discover below the famous video that is definitely worth the detour. For neophytes, we explain each time the mythological reference that follows. To learn more about the artist, visit the profile Behance of the artist.

sisyphus

Mythical founder of Corinth, sisyphus was condemned for daring to challenge the gods. In the Tartarhis punishment was to roll forever up a hill a rock that went down each time ... before reaching the summit.

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Icarus

Icarus is without a doubt one of the best-known engineers of the Mythology Greek. He is known primarily for being dead after flying too close to Sunas he escaped from a labyrinth with wax wings created by his father.

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Persephone

Daughter of Zeus and of Demeter, Persephone is also the wife of Hades, the God of Hell. She had to face a compromise. Every year, Persephone spend six months with her husband in Hell. The other six months of the year, she can return to Earth and Olympus. It was during his time in Hell that autumn and winter were created. His time on Earth and in Olympus causes the birth of spring and summer.

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Narcissus

Obsessed by her beauty and egocentricity, Narcissus fell in love with his reflection in the water. Obsessed by his appearance, he spent many days contemplating his reflection in the river ... until withering and finally drowning.

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Midas

Midas was rewarded byDionysusin order to make the wish of his choice. The king-hero then asked the god to obtain the faculty of absolutely turning everything he touches into gold. But this wish quickly turned into punishment for Midaswho was then unable to eat or drink ... because everything he touched turned into gold.

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Theseus

Theseus is one of the most popular heroes of Greek mythology, especially for defeating the terrible Minotaur in the labyrinth of Maze.

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Credits: Stephen Kelleher

Imagined by: Stephen Kelleher

Video: The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue (August 2019).