"The twenty first century meets the Renaissance in this new moving image work by celebrated Russian collective AES+F. Comprising of thousands of digitally animated photographs and backed by an impressive musical score, Allegoria Sacra bombards the senses. Be among the first in Australia to see this seductive, brave new work at the Art Gallery of South Australia from 24 February 2012."
AES+F group, The Feast of Trimalchio, 2009-2010, trailer. In «Satyricon», the work of the great wit and melancholic lyric poet of Nero's reign, Gaius Petronius Arbiter, the most celebrated part is «The Feast of Trimalchio» (Cena Trimalchionis). Trimalchio's name has become synonymous with wealth, luxury, gluttony and unbridled pleasure. The decadence described so masterfully, of course, by Petronius contrasts with the brevity of human existence. Nouveaux Jeux Olympiques ?