ART&TUR Magazine N.1 - Page 37

Bienvenidos al Prado Country: Spain Lenght: 3’00’’ Director: Francesco Jodice Producer: Cristina Alovisetti Copyright: Museo Del Prado Locations: Madrid, Spain PLAY Synopsis Director’s Bio Born in Naples in 1967, FranThis film is an invitation to the Prado’s world by cesco Jodice lives and works in the visitors experiences and emotions. The PraMilan. His researches encomdo Museum is the most important museum in pass changes in modern soSpain and one of the most important in the world. cial landscape underlining new Boasting beautiful and precious works of art, relevant phenomena in urban the museum is located in Madrid and was built anthropology. His work exby Charles III. The construction works lasted for plores the urgency for a commany years, having opened only in the reign of mon ground between art and geopolitics. He was a Ferdinand VII. founding member of the Italian Multiplicity group, “ART&TUR Festival gives the op- an international network and experimental forum portunity to see different ap- of architects and artists. Francesco Jodice is proproaches and an interesting over- fessor of Urban Visual Anthropology at the Master Art and Curatorial studies at NABA, and p roview of the trends used by the in fessor of Photography at Forma. His projects have different actors to catch visitors been exhibited at Documenta in Kassel (2001), the attention. Although the activity Venice Biennale (2003), the ICP Triennial of Phoof our museum cannot be consid- tography and Video in New York (2006), the Muered a touristic atraction but has seo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid the São Paulo Art Biennial (2006), the Tate a deepest mision on conservation (2007), Modern London (2006) and the Museo del Prado in and scientific study, it cannot ei- Madrid (2011). Among his main research projects: ther be considered an island isolat- What We Want, a photography world wide atlas; ed from the content of the tourism Secret Traces, an archive of human shadowing; and of the city. A film festival is one Citytellers, a film trilogy about new forms of social urban landscapes. His recent project Sunset of those windows, to understand and Boulevard. Fears and forecasts after the West is an what is going on around is always investigation through photographs and text about enriching.” Cristina Alovisetti the future of western culture. 37