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I Morti Open Access Deposited

Last modified: 05/13/2019

I was fascinated by the photos on gravestones in the Cemetery at San Minato in Florence, Italy. I began to think about the way in which a single image came to represent the entire lived experience of the person. Cinema as a whole also seems to be about representations of actions. I wondered about trying to film an experience directly lived as opposed to being represented. "I Morti" presents four streams of diary footage, images of daily life and travel. Collected over a 4 or 5 year period, these function as a counterpoint to the images of the dead on the fifth screen.

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  • Original File Format: mini DV and DVCAM
    Digital File Format: Quicktime Movie (.mov)
    5 master videos: woodmanc_imorti1heads_2002.mov; woodmanc_imorti2susan_2002.mov; woodmanc_imorti3mary_2002.mov; woodmanc_imorti4james_2002.mov; woodmanc_imorti5paul_2002.mov
    Dimensions: 720 x 480
    Duration: 15:00 (Part 1); 30:00 (Part 2)
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