Critical Writing Index

Private Video: Autobiographies, Diaries and Families' Stories: How Italian Artists Talk About Their Lives

by Elena Marcheschi

Les Fleurs Du Mal, Jan. 2009, v. 3, no. 1, pp. 41-43

Alina Marazzi and Simone Cangelosi, explore the personal self and family history in a documentary style that is intimate and sincere. Through assembling 'audiovisual' language, they reproduce their own intimate histories; creating 'a living puzzle' compiled from found footage, photographs, famility films and live video shots.

ITEM 2009.006 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Un'oraa sola ti vorrei / For One More Hour With You (2002)Alina Marazzi

Dalla testa ai piedi / From Head to Toes(2007)Simone Cangelosi