Copies récentes des paysages antiques
by Ra di Martino, Italy, Morocco 2012, 8'20'

Copies récentes des paysages antiques 
Italia, Marocco, 2012, 8’20’’
by Rä di Martino
Riprese Hilario Isola, Antonio Rovaldi
Montaggio  Rä di Martino
Colonna sonora  Enrico Ascoli
Produzione  Rä di Martino, supportata da Fondazione Nomas, Roma e coprodotto con DUGONG FILMS

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film

Film presented at Lo schermo dell'arte 2018

 The artist shot this short in abandoned movie sets in south Morocco, using two local kids as actors. They recite lines from movies shot there, including an American horror movie and Lawrence of Arabia. The lines, out of context and in another language, create a surreal,abstract atmosphere, while the uncontaminated landscapes add a timeless and almost unreal beauty.

Rä di Martino

Rä di Martino has investigated the relationship between cinema and visual arts thanks to a production spanning from cinema, to installation and photography. Her film work, presented numerous times in previous editions of Lo schermo dell’arte, is characterized by being able to combine the genre of the documentary with fiction, exploring the possibilities of cinema as a mean to create situations full of charm and sometimes paradoxical. 


She has exhibited her works in international institutions including Palazzo Grassi, GAM and Fondazione Sandretto in Turin, MACRO and MAXXI in Rome, Museion in Bolzano, Hangar Bicocca and PAC in Milan, the Tate Modern in London, the MoMA PS1 in New York, and the MCA in Chicago. Her films have been shown on numerous occasions including Art Basel, the Kassel Dokfest, the Torino Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival.

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