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Farangis G. Yegane Arani

Titel: TROJA. Format: Diptychon; Bildteile separat: 170 x 130 cm, insgesamtgröße 170 x 260 cm. Technik: Acryl auf Leinwand.

Title: TROY. Format: Diptych; parts separately: 170 x 130 cm, size overall 170 x 260 cm. Technique: acrylic on canvas.

An entrance point:

The war being waged – ecocide, faunacide, sociocide. The mythologeme of the Erinyes in ancient Greek mythology describes how the notion of the possibility to betray, harm and destroy a ‘cosmic order’ or a ‘balance warranted by inherent right‘ [1] was considered possible.

In her interpretation FARANGIS G. YEGANE alludes this to these central wars beings waged on the basis of anthropogenic phiosophies that are embodied in their horrific consequences of FAUNACIDE, ECOCIDE AND SOCIOCIDE.

In the course of filling the virtual Neumithraeum with content we will make step by step clearer how we believe that causes might function and we will discuss ideas on solutional paths.

The rage of the ERINYES is the most typical and instantaneous reaction to the big forms of INJUSTICES that shape our existences.




ERINYES, in Greek mythology, the name given to the deities of vengeance; probably personified curses, but possibly in their origin ghosts of the murdered; in Roman literature they are called Furies. According to Hesiod they were the daughters of the Earth (Gaea), and sprang from the blood of her mutilated spouse Uranus; in Aeschylus they are the daughters of Night, in Sophocles of Darkness and of Earth … more on this


In their tragedies Aeschylus and Euripides tell us about the Greek world of Gods of the mystical darkness. Gods from the Olympic hierarchy are described to us in their different functions. As warning and preserving in order to maintain the cosmic order, the Erinyes or Furies ( – as they are called later in Roman literature) are named. Any sacrilege against this natural order would be cruelly pursued by the Erinyes, and especially the incidence of someone killing his/her mother was abominated by these Avenger-Goddesses … more on this

[1] The idea of an “inherent right” that’s beein lost in the course of generational rituals and coercions of socialisation amonst humans has been expressed in a literary admonishing manner in this quote by Goethe that Farangis G. Yegane uses in her series about THE VESSEL AS A METHAPOR: