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/Uncinematic. George Drivas


22.06.2017 — 24.09.2017

The Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea presents the exhibition /Uncinematic. George Drivas, curated by Daphne Vitali, a selection of filmic works made between 2005 and 2014 by the Greek artist George Drivas, who currently represents Greece at the 57th Venice Biennale, 2017.

Drivas creates narrative videos based on motionlessness, and in most of his works he makes use of a remarkable sequence of images which he alternates rhythmically so as to bring to the foreground the underlying link that has always joined photography and cinema, causing the fertile connections that unite static image and dynamic image underneath to resonate: «Each of my works develops along two directions: on the one hand, linearity, narrative, the tale of something that advances and develops, and on the other, the surreal, the pause, that forgetting how it will end up, frozen in the moment that is photographed…».

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