ITALY: Torino Cittá del Cinema 2020 – Art Installations – I volti del cinema

In 2020 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the opening of the National Cinema Museum at the Mole Antonelliana and the birth of the Turin Piedmont Film Commission, the Piedmontese capital was the ‘City of Cinema’. At 20 installations throughout Turin you could admire the remarkable and famous movies created between 1914 and 2020 with their filmsets in the local streets. Check out the article and the huge gallery with subpages for each artwork.

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GERMANY: Experimental Analogue Film – Bernd Lützeler

Filmmaker Bernd Lützeler has been travelling and discovering Indian culture extensively and regularly for almost 20 years, already in the 90s he was a big Bollywood fan. Meanwhile he shoots his very own films and besides presenting his personal style of Bollywood content, the films show as well the real but even more fascinating reality in India. Bernd is present at various film festivals and involved in great projects, as well he is a member of the film collective LaborBerlin. The creative artist told us in an interview at the “Institut für alles Mögliche” at the Teufelsberg  in Berlin about his work.

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NETHERLANDS: Streetart Museum Amsterdam – Gabriele Romagnoli from GRTalk preserves artworks in Virtual Reality

For the past seven years, in collaboration with renown artists worldwide the Street Art Museum Amsterdam – or just SAMA – has built a collection of over 300 pieces that lightens up the walls of one of the most degraded neighborhoods of the city. Many of them are still present in the collection, but around 70% have been removed, demolished or painted over. By the end of this year renovation of the area will start and, even though it is part of the evolution of the urban landscape, the second monumental piece will turn to rubbles. To preserve the artwork long after it will be gone, SAMA together with GRTalk embarked on a project that uses photogrammetry, virtual reality animation and 360° videos to create an experience that merges realities and tell the story of the mural “Fatherhood” from the artist STINKFISH and the already gone artwork “Safety”.

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GERMANY: MusicVideoPainter – TO5Z

His name is actually Tomasz. Take the first two and the last two letters, the „s“ is converted to „5“ and the artist name is finished. TO5Z is a hobbyist, a creative, whose artistic works pervades several genres. Generally he produces music, but then combines the result with visuals. As a painter, he makes a picture, a graphic or a collage for his track. This portrait, in turn, then acts as a catalyst for the final puzzle piece of his project work during the creation: a high-quality music video. The works are thus created in an extensive reciprocal process in the mind of the artist, in his workshop, in the studio and at locations. The results are awesome.

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