The works created over time will become a private collection of Ortigia Film Festival and will be exhibited during the festival. The work in progress project foresees that from 2023, when we will have reached the fifth donation, the works will be exhibited with their respective posters, in a permanent space/exhibition, usable by citizens and tourists. The aim is to create a continuous dialogue between the art, the territory and the festival in a game of mixes and cross-references that since its birth Off and the association that created it, pursues.
“This image – says Lovino – is part of my” circus “research, inspired by the world of Federico Fellini, the dream, the elusive, the reason why I started taking pictures was the vision of” la dolce vita ” at 13 years old. A research – he explains – that I have been carrying out for 20 years with a group of close friends, who are often the inspirers of many of my works: actresses, dancers, costume designers and operators of special cinematographic effects. In this photo from the left is the dancer Francesca di Maio, Claudio Santamaria, Claudia Pandolfi, Vinicio Marchioni, the dancer Eliana Ghione, Giulia Bevilacqua, Filippo Timi, Pi Kewahong, Fabrizia Sacchi, Tommaso Ramenghi have often been added to them. Alba Rohrwacher, Chiara Tomarelli ,. The costumes are by ADORE, with the participation of Mara Masiero Costume Designer and Vanessa Bozzacchi stylist “.
The pictorial work which inspired the manifesto is Sergio Fiorentino’s “Blue dreamer”, born in 1973 in Catania, who after classical studies and a diploma in painting and restoration at the Abadir Academy of Fine Arts in Catania, has dedicated himself for years to study and research of the decorative arts of the 1900s. From 2012 he moved to Noto, where he currently lives and works. At the center of his production is the blue of the canvases in which characters of water, meat and stone split, dream and remain suspended in flight.