Title:  Sculptures That Lost the Sense of Time
Category:  Shorts
Length:  6 Minutes
Filmmaker(s):  Luigi Pane, Federico Pepe
Year:  2015
Country:  Italy

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A meditation on the creative process and the dynamic between artist and work, this film is a collaboration that explores and plays with a series of impossible paradoxes in art. Imagine a sculptor working on a marble figure, which, while being shaped, will develop a life of its own, with its own soul. Now imagine this newborn soul wanting to be part of the artistic process, contributing to the creation of an artwork in which it is itself contained. 

Directors’ Statement: Luigi Pane, Federico Pepe

To what extent can an artist become one with his work? We imagined a sculptor working on a marble figure. Then, his artwork develops a life of its own, and the artist becomes artwork too — but the creative process slowly consumes everything, just as humans become dust. What if the artist would then want to repossess his artwork and make it part of himself again? 

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