Single-channel video, sound, 3m 50s
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