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CCR competition finalist 2016: October Fourth

October Fourth
Video making by Giacomo (Jack) Daverio
Poem and performance by Francesca Gironi
Music by Luca Losacco
Translation by Francesca Girono and Maria Cleary

A strong example of a dance-led poetry film incorporating sound design, visual layering and a voiceover poem about the self. ~ Zata

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Ironic dialogue between poetry and video art. Self escape becomes hyper presence.


FRANCESCA GIRONI  is an Italian dance artist, performer and poet. She has been active in the field of contemporary dance and performance both as a dancer and an independent choreographer since 2008. She has taken part in dance festivals, showcases for young choreographers, poetry festivals and artistic residencies all around Italy. She was a finalist in LIPS Italian championship of poetry slam 2015 and 2016. Her first poetry film was selected for screening in Doctor Clip Poetry Film Festival 2015. Her poem “Cuore” has been included in the Italian anthologies of spoken poetry SLAM.IT and Guida Liquida al poetry slam. She has a degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures and a Master in German from Dalhousie University, Halifax (Canada).
poetry blog:

GIACOMO (JACK) DAVERIO is an Italian Film maker. After a degree in performance studies and new media from Urbino University, he started making artistic videos and specialized in time-lapse techniques. He worked with several artists, art institutions and contexts: from street art to cultural organizations (Massenzio Arte, Fondo Frasca’, Tecnologia Filosofica); from museum (Macro, Museo Del 900, Castello Di Rivoli, Palazzo Calicola di Spoleto) to art galleries (Terna, Fuxin Gallery, 999 Contemporary, Galo Art GAllery).
Youtube channel:

LUCA LOSACCO is a musician and composer. He composes electronic music for dance pieces and plays for young audience. He has worked with theatre companies and choreographers in several productions.

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