ALESSANDRO DE FRANCESCO
*1981, Pisa (I)
Lives and works in Basel (CH)
Un motore poetico: Dolomiti – Film
Video in loop
A project by Adam Budak and Alessandro De Francesco
Alessandro De Francesco and Adam Budak prepared a series of questions to ask to people who could represent the community of Val Gardena. The interviews were conducted by Adam Budak with a participation of Beatrix Insam, Moritz Senoner, Ivan Senoner, Alexandra Grant Senoner, Hannes Senoner, Gabriel Moroder, Simon Moroder, Tobia Moroder.
From these interviews originated a film, shot and edited by Santiago Torresagasti, and a sound installation realized by Alessandro De Francesco with the voices recorded during the interviews.
ith Un motore poetico, Dolomitithe artist pays a tribute to Val Gardena local community. A series of interviews with some representatives of the region’s political, cultural and social life develop the notion of belonging and emphasize the significance of the natural environment and its influence upon everyday life as well as upon the construction of an individual and a collective identity.