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Apotropia - K

4:00, 2012, Video Performance
K is a video performance shot during the 2012 winter solstice.
The color violet is at one end of the spectrum of visible light just before the invisible ultraviolet.
DirectorApotropiaCameraAntonella Mignone, Massimo SalvucciComposerSin AestheticaCrewPerformed by Cristiano Panepuccia

CountryItalyEdition2014 GreenScreeningsCOLOGNE OFF X 10th Cologne International Videoart Festival, FONLAD Digital Art Festival, Video Art Festival MIDEN, Festival NAA Novas Artes Associadas, DIGITALBIGSCREEN Video Art Festival, FAÇADE Video Festival, ARCANUM Festival, III ENCUENTRO DE ANTROPOLOGÍA VISUAL, Bienal VEA International Biennial of Video Art and Animation, VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival

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Interview

Your film is about?
K is a video performance shot during the 2012 winter solstice.
It’s the first of three videos about colours and the perception of light.


Do you carefully plan the production process or do you work more intuitive?
We decided that K should have been performed only once, during the solstice time, without rehearsals or second chances. There was a high level of improvisation for both performer and cameras.


What is your next project about?
We are working on DROP, a work divided into several autonomous chapters. The project is part of our wider research on the dialectical relationship between the concept of Infinity and Control as a fundamental characteristic of human nature.
This year we completed the first chapter ("Kintsugi") and now we are on the next ones.

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