by ZimmerFrei, Italy 2013, 14 '
PHOTOGRAPHY: Fabrizio La Palombara   SOUND: Massimo Carozzi
EDITING: Anna de Manincor    PRODUCTION: careof, Sky Italia

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film
Presented at Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival 2015
In collabration with Careof and Sky Italia

Starting with the image of RAI’s venerable test pattern, ZimmerFrei builds nine short ‘intervals’, filmed at Sky television network’s headquarters, including backstage footage from famous sets, workers’ breaks, and the data-storage towers. These nine-minute breaks were broadcast as intervals between scheduled programs and the unexpected moments that mark a change of pace, a suspension in the flow of information. They are evocations and fantasies, brief escapes from the other side of the screen. Each episode is dedicated to a different space, and characterized by sound-compositions produced in situ from a mix of ambient recordings to create a postmodern symphony. 

Begun in 1999 as a collaboration between Anna Rispoli, Anna de Manincor and Massimo Carozzi, ZimmerFrei is based in Bologna and Brussels. Working between visual arts and performance, ranging from music to cinema, from video-art to documentary cinema, from photography to workshops and public art projects. One-man shows: Continuo, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague (2015); ZimmerFrei, Gotham Prize, Italian Cultural Institute, New York (2014); Panorama, AuditoriumArte, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome (2012). Group shows: Glitch Interferenze fra Arte e Cinema, PAC, Milan (2014) e Post-Classici, Fori Imperiali, Rome (2013). 

Selected Filmography
2014 La beaute c’est la tete 2013 Hometown | Mutonia 2012 Temporary 8th

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