Lo schermo dell'arte Festival di cinema e arte contemporanea

Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
03/03 - 06/03/2022


From Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 March
Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi

Palazzo Grassi invites Lo schermo dell'arte Cinema and Contemporary Art Festival

A selection of the last edition of Lo schermo dell'arte Cinema and Contemporary Art Festival is presented at the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi, with documentaries dedicated to major figures of the art world and with films by artists. This year's edition includes works by Renzo Martens, Matthew Barney, M+M and Ivàn Argote.

Founded in 2008 in Florence, the festival is a project dedicated to exploring, analysing and promoting the complex relations between contemporary art and cinema. Since 2014 it collaborates with Palazzo Grassi on curating a selection dedicated to the Teatrino.

On the occasion of the screenings, Renzo Martens, in conversation with Piersandra Di Matteo, will meet the students of the Masters in Theatre and Performative Arts as part of the course “Curatorship of the Performative Arts”, Iuav University of Venice. The talk is available in live streaming here.

Download the full schedule of screenings and the synopses

Thursday 3 March
6 pm: White Cube by Renzo Martens, 2020, 79'. In the presence of the artist
8 pm: Khtobtogone by Sara Sadik, 2021, 16'09''. Unfortunately the artist will not be able to attend as planned.
8.30 pm: Mad Mieter by M+M, 2019, 6'9''. In the presence of the artists
9 pm: At Home But Not At Home by Suneil Sanzgiri, 2019, 11'.

Friday 4 March
10.30 am - 12 pm: Talk White Masks. Decolonial practices in the art system, Renzo Martens and Piersandra Di Matteo. Accessible in live streaming here.
6 pm: Enjoy Poverty by Renzo Martens, 2009, 90'. In the presence of the artist
8 pm: Au Revoir Joseph Gallieni by Iván Argote, 2021, 13'30''. In the presence of the artist
8.30 pm: One Hundred Steps by Barbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, 2021, 30'

Saturday 5 March
5 pm: Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts by Jeffrey Wolf, 2018/2021, 76'
6.30 pm: In the Air Tonight by Andrew Norman Wilson, 2020, 11'
6.45 pm: Gallant Indies by Philippe Beziat, 2020 108'

Sunday 6 March
5 pm: Redoubt di Matthew Barney, 2019, 134'3''

Access to the event
Admission is free until capacity is reached.
Doors open 20 minutes before the beginning of the event. Members can access the Teatrino 30 minutes before the start of the event.
Please check here the safety guidelines to access to the Teatrino.