Universität / Haute École
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Il mio unico crimine è vedere chiaro nella notte addresses the issues of censorship in Italian cinema and psychological removal in art. The work’s title—my only crime is seeing clearly in the night—incisively highlights the conflict at the basis of creation and censorship. The film, with its re-imagining of film fragments, cut out and eliminated with bureaucratic scrupulousness, doggedly retraces the cuts inflicted on the productions of past masters and thinks them through once again as the signs of a cinema yearning to be completed. The cut, which aims to interrupt the relationship between the gaze and the possible, instead becomes a place to be repopulated with… ghosts.
During the workshop the first day I will talk about my artistic production that includes videos, documentaries, and installations. Besides I will explain the processus of research on the censorship, the artistic references and the modality of selection of the film fragments used for the script reenacted for BIM18. The second day I will explain the work did for the casting and the practical used with Teatro Stabile di Torino to prepare actors and not professional actors for the set . The third day I will show the archives found about censorship and the processus of editing archives materials to arrive at the final cut.
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