For an artist, what is his own art?
To what extent can an artist become one with his work?

Imagine a sculptor working on a marble figure. This artwork, while being shaped, will develop a life of its own, with its own soul. Now imagine this newborn soul wanting be part of the artistic process, contributing to the creation of an artwork in which itself is contained. And as its creativity fuels the process, it also slowly consumes itself, just as humans expend to eventually become a pile of dust.

What if the artist, witnessing this phenomenon, would then want to repossess his artwork and make it part of himself again?

Sculptures That Lost The Sense Of Time is a collaboration between Luigi Pane and Federico Pepe who get together to explore and play with what are in fact a series of "impossible paradoxes in art". 

written and directed by LUIGI PANE and FEDERICO PEPE
produced by MAURO MASTRONICOLA and GIADA RISSO
based on the project "Un Homme Juste Est Quand Mȇme Un Homme Mort" by FEDERICO PEPE and PIERPAOLO FERRARI

director of photography DARIO GHEZZI
music by FRANKY B (AKA CRYPTIC MONKEY)
production designer FEDERICA BOLOGNA
location sound recordist ALBERTO NATALINO
sound design MICHELE BENEDETTI, DANIELE FAMA' (Gigasound)
1st assistant director ALICE GATTI
edited by LUIGI PANE
executive producer GIADA RISSO

CREW
2nd assistant director CLAUDIO CAPELLINI
production coordinator ALESSANDRO SALERNO
key grip LUIGI SAVINO
gaffer GIORDANO CIARCHI
sculptures realized by BISK
sculptor ALESSANDRO PURICELLA
art department transport RUTIGLIANO TRASPORTI
props provided by ENRICO ROSSI ANTICHITÀ
catering LUCA MAGNONE & ALFONSO CRIMINISI

VISUAL EFFECTS BY ABSTR^CT:GROOVE
digital artists VALENTINA VICINI, LUCA WO SIANO, CLAUDIO CAPELLINI, ALICE GATTI
3D artist PIERPAOLO MANTUANO
3D sculptures CLAUDIO CAPELLINI
stop motion animation LUCA WO SIANO, ALICE GATTI
colorist DIEGO LA ROSA

a very special thank to:
AZIENDA OSPEDALIERA "OSPEDALE SANT'ANNA", COMO, ITALY.
PIA PEDRINI, MARCO LANFRANCONI, GIUSEPPE BISSOLOTTI, SALVATORE INTERLICCHIA

PALAIS DE TOKYO
MYRIAM BEN SALAH
PIERPAOLO FERRARI
MARTA PAPINI

© Le Dictateur and abstr^ct:groove 2015.

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