Alina Marazzi is a film and documentary director. Her main body of work focuses on female subjectivity, motherhood, and memory: Un’ora sola ti vorrei – For one more hour with you (2002) is her first personal film, a montage of her family homemovies, telling the life of her lost mother. Per Sempre-Forever (2005), a documentary about cloister nuns. Vogliamo anche le rose - We want roses too (2007) – a feature lenght documentary - tells the lives and experiences of Italian women during the sexual revolution in the 1970s, entirely made with archival footage and women’s personal writings of the time. Tutto parla di te - All about you (2013) tackles the controversial issue of ambivalent feelings in motherhood; a fiction intertwined with documentary footage, homemovies, stopmotion animation. For theatre she has curated the multi-screen visuals for Il Sogno di una cosa, a contemporary music opera by Mauro Montalbetti. Confini - Borderlands is her latest work, a short montage film based on archival footage from WWI featuring poet Mariangela Gualtieri reading her poems.
Programmer & etc (Medea Films / Leopard Films). He has been a teacher and translator (and also an actor according to IMDB). He worked several years in Assyrian & Alvim publisher. Curated, over decade and a half, the cultural program of the Book Fair of Porto. Collaborated, regular or occasional, in various publications. Is Deputy Director of the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival.
Studied photography at the Arts School of Porto, at the Aula do Risco in Lisbon and at the School of Art & Design in Derby, UK. As a doctoral student at the University of Derby, he investigates the universe of found photographs (Found Photography) and its appropriation in contemporary art. He teaches courses in DAI / ESMAE / IPP, Porto. Selection of Works 2014: "X -Y", multimedia installation – photos found, XY Plotter, video track and monitor. Displayed on the 3rd Family Fiction Project, at Rivoli Municipal Theatre, Porto. 2012, "Come within me," multimedia installation from seven photographic portraits. Collaboration with the Digital Creation Laboratory of Guimarães, European Capital of Culture. 2012: Participation in the collective exhibition "Uncommon Past", which brought together Art & Design College researchers from the University of Derby, Sichuan Fine Art Institute, China. 2009, Porto: "Story Case", collaboration with choreographer Né Barros for show and book of the same name.
SELECTION COMMITTEE (2015)
Filipe Martins, José Alberto Pinto, Luís Miranda, Né Barros, Ricardo Leite