Virgilio Villoresi


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Virgilio Villoresi was born November 10, 1979 in Fiesole (Florence,Italy).
He learned alchemical synthesis from Harry Smith, structural ontology from Jonas Mekas, how to make art of garbage from Jack Smith, ritual magic from Kenneth Anger.
His early inspirations include Poland animator [Jan Lenica, Zbigniew Rybczynski, Walerian Borowczyk, Daniel Schezcura, Jerzy Zitzmann] the European experimental cinema [Patrick Bokanowski, Chris Marker, Straub and Huillet], the American underground [Maya Deren, Stan Brakhage, Brothers Kuchar], the European avant-garde [Jean Cocteau, Luis Buñuel, Man Ray, Oskar Fischinger] Italian experimental [Paolo Gioli, Alberto Grifi] as well as avant-garde theatre, art and literature. He lives and works in Milan.


Frigidaire (with Vivì Ponti, 6 min, 2006)
Search and destroy white calligraphy (with Giuseppe Chiesa, Music: Etre, 2006)
Voice of the stomples (Music: Etre, 4 min, 2006)
Obi One (with Giuseppe Chiesa, Music: Alva Noto, 3 min, 2006)
Birr (with Giuseppe Chiesa, Music: Alva Noto, 3 min, 2006)
Breathes the best (Music: Populous, 2 min, 2007)
Real Mess (Music: Hot Gossip, 4 min, 2007)
The Rain (with Ericailcane, 3 min, 2007)
Giorno di maggio (with Mateo Rivano, 2 min, 2007)
Crack! (4 min, 2007)
Io non mi riconosco nel mio stato (Music: Marco Notari, 2 min, 2008)
The Tree (with Ericailcane, Music: Lou Rhodes, 4 min, 2008)
Glossom (2 min, 2008)
J (4 min, 2008)
Piume (Music: Marco Notari, 3 min, 2008)
Una giornata perfetta (Music: Vinicio Capossela, 3 min, 2009)
Zoom (1 min, 2009)
Mano Macchina (Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Biagiotti, 2009)
Rotten Flowers (Universal, with Luca Barutta,3 min,2010)
Jello Avic (Brw Filmland, 2010)
Jello Motion (Brw Filmland, 2010)
Atlantide (autoproduzione, with Carlo Cossignani,2 min,2010)
Moleskine - Le Petit Prince (Moleskine, 2011)
A Short Movie with Dsquared (Vogue, 2011)
Moleskine new Collection (Moleskine,2011)
Teaser per Elita 2011 (Elita, 2011)
Teaser per One 2011 (Elita, 2011)
Pryntyl (music: Vinicio Capossela,2011)
Fine (autoproduzione, 2012)
UovoKids (2012)
Vogue Spring Summer 2012 (Vogue, 2012)
Eni 9 Video (Hfilms, 2012)
Merdmaid's Night (Alessi, 2012)
Valentino Abstract (Valentino / Brw Filmland, 2012)
Riva Starr - Absence (Videoclip, Riva Starr, 2012)
15 video Helping Hands (Serivce Plain, 2012)
John Mayer - Submarine Test January 1967 (Videoclip John Mayer, 2013)
Storia Sammontana (Spot, 2013)

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