By on 15/11/2017 in Exhibitions

Film screenings and documentaries by the artist of the Florence art screen that required our participation in the Festival.

MOVING ARCHIVE was born to reach new audiences and to introduce contemporary art through the cinema. It involves cultural institutions engaged in the dissemination of knowledge and knowledge which, by making available to their tablet, computer, projector, monitor, contributor creating a new alternative distribution model to the movie theater, making it more accessible films dedicated to the protagonists of contemporary arts.
In the program, five documentaries subtitled in Italian, selected from over 900 titles
of the Art Archive archive and devoted to the art of our day and to some of the most famous artists of the contemporary scene, including Damien Hirst, Maurizio Cattelan, William Kentridge.


Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 21.00
Damien Hirst: Thoughts, Work, Life by Chris King, UK, 2012, 37 ‘
Accompanied by a soundtrack with extracts from The Clash, The Stone Roses, Peters &
Lee, the film ranges from the early paintings of the British artist to his latest works, retracing the years of childhood in Leeds, the subsequent formation in London, to the latest artistic companies. The documentary is embellished with original photographs and movies, many of which come from the archive personal artist.

Art Safari: Maurizio Cattelan of Ben Lewis, Great Britain, 2005, 26 ‘
Cattelan never grants interviews, and when he does, he declares openly to lie. In the movie they talk in his place Massimiliano Gioni, critic and curator, gallerists and collectors of his works, sometimes protagonists of artist works combining sculpture and performance.

Megunica by Lorenzo Fonda, Italy, 2008, 55 ‘
Documentary out of the usual schemes and hybrid artistic creation, Megunica is the singular diary a journey of training and discovery undertaken at the end of 2006 in Latin America by the well-known street artist Blue with director Lorenzo Fonda and friends Silvia Siberini (Sibe) and Ivan Merlo.

Thursday 16 November at 5 pm

William Kentridge: Anything is Possible by Susan Sollins, Charles Atlas, United States, 2010, 54 ‘
William Kentridge has developed all his research around the design. Interviewed in his studio in Johannesburg, the artist recounts his path and poetics by showing himself as a performer, director and stage designer during the realization of his projects.


Picasso in Palestine by Rashid Masharawi, Palestine, 2012, 52 ‘
The artist Khaled Hourani took two years to realize his project to exhibit for the first time in history, a work by Pablo Picasso in Ramallah. The film is an integral part of this project tells the journey of the Buste de Femme painting (1943) from the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven to the spaces of the International Academy of Art Palestine and Return, passing through the numerous bureaucratic complications and logistical difficulties faced by the exhibition organizers, inaugurated to the public in June 2011 and became a real international case.



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