How do I archive? How do I archive a performance which is not mine in  K. Revue trans-européenne de philosophie et arts 8 – 1/2022: Medea and the laceration of Care / Medea: la lacerazione della cura How do I archive a performance which is not mine? How do they perform an archive which is not theirs?What exactly is the subject of stage and theatre photography? What should it depict or archive? Why images are required? Working outside the limits of a discipline, it is thrilling to shift, in and with theatre photography, from the space designed to be the limited area in which a photographer can activate his point of view of a wider space without boundaries. How do I archive a performance which is not mine?in Medea’s is an archive/installation/sculpture/performance. A photo archive from the long term creation process of Medea’s visions, directed by Alessia Siniscalchi, is engraved in blocks of printed papers/photographs bound with a plastic ribbon coming from an on-line low cost printer. The ribbon is fragile and can be easily broken.

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Stage photography is a pioneer species, going from a soil to another, obeying to other laws, claiming other rights. Stage photography as performative act + collective path planning + field recording. Gestures producing photos are influenced by the space composition: live music, other bodies, field sounds, voices and speeches, performed lights, architectures, objects, trees, plants, soils. This is a photo book relating Oreste will be backcreation residency at Kulturfactory contemporary international residency, December 2020. Based on a pretty uncommon procedure in photographs: we have been freed from the need to be ourselves and our pictures (Giovanni Ambrosio, Imma Di Lillo) are no more our pictures. You can shift from a cinematic approach to more iconic views: that’s probably the only documentary value of our pictures vis-à-vis OWB.  Giovanni Ambrosio

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Dust of days

Argumenta

Dust of days : peripheral youth archive.

A personal archive based documentary series about Naples ad youth from the hinterland at the time of the first Berlusconi political wave in Italy : 1996-2001.
Personal archive step 1: emerging matter.

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Archiver émerger

Argumenta

Entretiens, conversations, paroles, portraits, traces, fragments, projets, plans. Marcher, représenter, mémoriser, oublier. Qui représente qui? Etre soi, être qui, être portrait, être archive, être projet, être ville, être image, être lieu. Converser, archiver, désarchiver, défragmenter, fragmenter. Restituer. Redisposer.

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Archive/installation/sculpture/performance with pictures coming from the documentation of Medea’s Visions, a performance by Alessia Siniscalchi and Kulturscio’k live art collective. The archive is engraved in blocks of printed papers/photographs bound with a plastic ribbon coming from an on-line low cost printer. The ribbon is fragile and can be easily broken. Blocks have different sizes and weights.

Credits :
Video : Maria Mazzella
Music : Phil. St George

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