The Siren Aglaophonos Picture

In Greek mythology, the Sirens or Seirenes were sea nymphs who lived on an island called Sirenum scopuli which was surrounded by cliffs and rocks. Approaching sailors were drawn to nymphs by their enchanting singing, causing these men to sail on the rocks and drown. Their number is variously reported as between three and five, and they have various names. Aglaophonos was known to have the most beautiful singing voice. Many artists have depicted the Sirens as a mix between woman and bird.

My photomanipulation uses two vintage film images (the ship background and the 1920's flapper) and bird wings captured digitally. Aglaophonos seems so proud of her latest achievement.
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