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Mariangela ciccarello, philip cartelli
Lampedusa
Experimental fiction | hdv, super8mm | color and b&w | 13'44'' | Italy / USA | 2015
Combining high definition and Super 8 footage, Lampedusa is composed of interwoven narratives based on a series of real events. In late 1831, a volcanic island suddenly erupted from the sea a few kilometers off the southern coast of Sicily. An international dispute ensued, during which a number of European powers laid claim to this newfound “land.” The island receded below sea level six months later, leaving only a rocky ledge under the sea...
Philip Cartelli Philip Cartelli is a filmmaker, critic, researcher, and doctoral candidate in Harvard University’s Sensory Ethnography Lab. His film and video works have been shown in international festivals, conferences, and installation settings. Mariangela Ciccarello After studies in philosophy and visual art, Mariangela Ciccarello pursued a career as a curator in galleries and museums between Europe and South Africa. She has made a series of films over the past few years, most recently during a fellowship at the UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art in Brooklyn.