LIGHT YEAR 82: MOVING SILENCE

LIGHT YEAR 82: MOVING SILENCE


Our monthly, international video art exhibit
One night only!
Thursday, February 3, 2022


Participating artists: SHOXXX, Giovanni De Roia, & Maren-Kea Freese


Curated by Marco Brosolo


A screen is illuminated, the lights move on it. Those lights are images that tell a story. There is no sound, like in the paintings of the Renaissance. The sounds sing and speak only in the head of every single viewer: an orchestration just thought but loud as the most intense concert.

“...the easiness of explaining all by words has polluted our story-telling to a pale shadow of original cinema. (...) since fli m started to gamble with mumbling and all that ‘hoochie-coochie’ and fancy words, stories have lost their purity, cinema its essence: innocence.”
--Aki Kaurismäki

For "Light Year 82,“ I created the program "Moving Silence“ (named after the contemporary silent cinema platform I founded together with Matthias Fritsch in 2009). The selection consists of 4 very different films, however one element unites them: a very strong poetic charge. Regardless of the style used, the "technical simpleness“ of these works enhances the essence. The musical accompaniment this time is performed by New York City itself (where the films are projected), with its sounds, noises, voices...
-- Marco Brosolo, Berlin 2021


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SCREENING SCHEDULE
2-4PM CONTENT STREAM https://www.facebook.com/light...
4-10PM IN DUMBO. Projected LIVE onto the Manhattan Bridge in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Best place to watch is from the Pearl Street Triangle.
4-10PM ONLINE, LIVE STREAM FROM DUMBO. Catch the feed from the Manhattan Bridge and live right here on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/light...
AND IN BERLIN, Germany! At SCOPE BLN Lübecker Straße 43, 10559 Berlin 8.30-10.15 PM CET
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Marco Brosolo is an Italian artist and musician based in Berlin since 1999. His work combines visual art and songwriting; drawings, minimalism and conceptual art. As musician he released numerous EPs and Albums and collaborated with several international artists. In 2009 Brosolo founded (together with video artist Matthias Fritsch) “Moving Silence”, an international platform for contemporary silent cinema with live music.

www.marcobrosolo.net


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LIGHT YEAR is an ongoing project presented by DUMBO Improvement District, NYC DOT, along with Leo Kuelbs Collection, Glowing Bulbs and John Ensor Parker (fka 3_Search). Originally created for the Manhattan Bridge Anchorage in DUMBO, Brooklyn, in celebration of the United Nations’ declaration of 2015 as the Year of Light and Light Art, LIGHT YEAR has become an international project supporting and presenting hundreds and hundreds of artists and curators from all over the world. For more information and submissions: https://www.facebook.com/light...