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OFF-SHELL

2019

3m 50s, sound, Single-channel Video

A contemporary danse macabre.

The work is a revisitation of the theme of memento mori, used in the late Middle Ages to invite to reflect on mortality and the transitory nature of matter and earthly things.

The artists scanned their bodies to create 3D models, later replacing the faces of the models with skulls. The motion capture animation of these digital bodies gives life to a contemporary and impermanent danse macabre, suspended in space and time.


A work by APOTROPIA

Directed, Choreographed, Animated and Edited by Antonella Mignone & Cristiano Panepuccia

Motion Capture Performer: Antonella Mignone

Music: Cristiano Panepuccia

Created with the support of Share Festival - ARTMAKER3 [ https://www.toshareproject.it/en/artmaker-3/ ]

Exhibited at Share Festival XIV Edition 'Ghosts', Turin, Italy