by Riccardo Giacconi, Italy 2021, 18'
SCREENPLAY, SHOOTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY: Riccardo Giacconi, Andrea Morbio   PRODUCER: Manuela Buono
WITH: Silvia Costa, Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo Colla & Figli   PRODUCTION: Slingshot Films in associazione con Lo schermo dell’arte
EDITING: Riccardo Giacconi   LANGUAGE: vo: Italian; sub: English 
TEXT: Megatron 11b   REALISED WITH THE SUPPORT OF: Fondo per l’Audiovisivo del Friuli Venezia Giulia
SOUND: Attila Faravelli, Massimiliano Borghesi    

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film    Presented at the 14th edition of Lo schermo dell'arte, 2021
   Film produced thanks to the crowdfunding campaign Artists' FIlm Italia Recovery Fund
The film narrates the reality of «Carlo Colla & Figli Puppet Company», one of the most ancient and famous puppet companies in the world. The Company’s Atelier in Milan houses more than three thousand puppets. The film is based on a text, performed by actress and director Silvia Costa and written by the artificial neural network Inferkit, a text generator that - starting from an input provided by the user - can produce a writing of any length on any topic. In a reverse chronology, Diteggiatura recounts a year spent in the Atelier of the Colla Company, following the rituals of a community called upon to accompany the life of anthropomorphic objects.

Riccardo Giacconi
Italy 1985, lives and works between Italy and France. He has exhibited at various museums and international institutions, including: Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (2019); Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (2018); MAMbo, Bologna (2018); FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims (2017); ar / ge kunst, Bolzano (2016); Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, Turin (2015). He has participated in international festivals, including, most recently: 78th Venice International Film Festival (2021); Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin (2021); New York Film Festival (2020); Turin Film Festival (2019).

Selected Filmography
2020 Ekphrasis 2019 Piuccheperfetto 2017 Due; Gondwan






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