Gregorio Graziosi was born in 1983. He graduated in Fine Arts and Film Studies. His first Short Films have been selected for preeminent Film Festivals such as Cannes Cinefondation, Locarno, Mar del Plata, Clermont-Ferrand and IDFA. His first feature film ‘Obra’ premiered at TIFF and Rome. Currently developing his second feature: ‘Tinnitus’, also produced by Zita Carvalhosa at Superfilmes.
Salomé Lamas was born in 1987 in Lisbon. She studied Cinema in Lisbon and Prague, visual arts (MFA) in Amsterdam and is a Ph.D candidate in film studies in Coimbra. She has been working with time-based image and has exhibited both in art spaces and film festivals. After a couple of short films, her debut film ‘Terra de Ninguém’ (En. ‘No Man’s Land’) premiered internationally at Berlinale (Forum) and was exhibited in a number of other central festivals. Lamas is a MacDowell Colony fellow, a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center fellow, a Bogliasco Foundation fellow and DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm fellow.
São Paulo - history timelines are overlapped into one single block of cement with its windowless facades, brutal containers to personal narratives. Architecture curators wonder whether the new temporary, analogous to the development of modernism, it might become the new modus operandi soon.
Forest - the nature is sublime, empty and stormy. It is the natural land of the imagination where we assemble ourselves to resist to the silence of the universe, in order not to succumb to the pure panic and the threat of dissolution.
At first glance the spectator might not acknowledge the frame’s mutation. As time lapses, one will realize that we are moving towards a figure at the center of the image.
THIS PROJECT IS A 2-CHANNEL VIDEO INSTALATION.