The International Festival of Films on Art - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020


Italy | 2018 | 5 min
- Without dialogue | Subtitles in English
Animation: Francesca Bozzano, Jacopo Martinoni, Andrea Morelli, Luca Peretti, Roberto Tomei
Author: Jacopo Martinoni
Cinematography: Antonino Costa
Editing: Luca Peretti
Manager: Anna Pullini
Artists: Graziano Barbaro, Cristina Cambiganu, Jacopo Martinoni
Composer: Luca Cresta, Claudio Pacini
Director: Jacopo Martinoni


North American Premiere

This short film is constructed of 409 artists’ drawings printed on ceramic tiles, brought to life with animation. They depict the course of civilization, poetically illustrating successive patterns of conquest and defeat. The film acts as a gentle reminder of the impermanence of our present state. A concrete medium that traces the history of humanity, the ceramic tiles are now on display at the Luzzati Gardens in Genoa, Italy.


Jacopo Martinoni

Filmography | Glob (2001); L'illuminazione (2003); B / W Races (2010)

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