Engaged Futures

2020

Speaker

Giulio Squillacciotti (postponed) 20-02-2020
20-02

Thursdays 18.00 Lecture Theatre A

Introduction

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Building fictional narratives out of real contexts

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Shaping imaginary environments for existing communications 

Through the help of four different case studies and related outcomes, the talk will roam around the idea of filtering History to produce stories and to merge a set of stories into major History. How, in relation to artistic production, the study of a specific context – whether an archive, a collective ritual or an underground music scene – can produce a set design for theatre or a film documentary or a script for a fiction film or a chair or a book or…? 

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Biography

Artist, film-maker and researcher lives and works in Maastricht (NL). His work is mainly oriented on storytelling, cultural apexes and the way traditions re-shape in new contexts. His research merges together fiction and historical facts. Using film, documentary, sound and scenography, Squillacciotti produces research-based investigations that revisits history, crafting new stories from subjective perspectives, storytelling, religion and popular culture.