La festa dei vivi / The Celebration of the Living, 5 / Italy (2014)
Baia delle Orte, Otranto, November 2, 2014.
Video by Luigi Negro — 2 min 35 sec
La festa dei vivi / The Celebration of the Living, 4 / Italy (2013)
Performed on the All Soul’s Day, Isola dei conigli, Porto Cesareo, Italy, November 2, 2013.
Video by Matteo Greco; performers Oh Petroleum, Rachele Andrioli, Ninfa Giannuzzi; drawings Francesco Lauretta; general management Maya Kagawa Kemanai; sound Stefano Manca; 2nd camera Andrea Pati; produced with the support of Marsèlleria — 6 min 32 sec
La festa dei vivi / The Celebration of the Living, 4 / U.S. (2013)
Phoenix, November 2nd, 2013. “The Celebration of the Living (who reflect upon death)” is an annual event produced by the Italian artists Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, Cesare Pietroiusti and Luigi Presicce. They have proposed turning the traditional November 2nd celebration, the “Day of the Dead,” into a new holiday.
The Arizona edition includes contributions by The Bad Cactus Brass Band, Deborah Boardman, Kristina Lee Podesva, Merced Maldonado, Julio Cesar Morales, Marie Navarre, Alessandra Pomarico, and Shawn Van Sluys. The video also includes a scene by the graduate student Parker Logan Dennison.
Produced by ASU Art Museum. Partners: CALA Alliance Festival; Musagetes Foundation; ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation; ASU School of Art, Gregory Sale and students; ASU School of Film, Dance and Theater, Elizabeth Johnson and students. Organization: Elizabeth Brice-Heames, Greg Esser, Gordon Knox, Estrella Payton. Video by Ruben Tinoco — 18 min 36 sec
Looking for Lu Cafausu (2013)
Video Mattia Epifani — 2 min 26 sec
La festa dei vivi / The Celebration of the Living, 3 (2012)
The collected words during the common event for The Celebration of the Living, November 2nd, 2012. Editing Giancarlo Norese — 17 min 14 sec
La festa dei vivi / The Celebration of the Living, 2: Leandro e Lu Cafausu (2011)
Documentario che racconta il viaggio-opera in autobus di un gruppo di artisti, studenti, curatori, galleristi, con partenza da Venezia fino a giungere al metaforico “Lu Cafausu” in San Cesario di Lecce, per la seconda edizione de “La festa dei vivi (che riflettono sulla morte)”, ispirata in questa occasione dalla figura dell’artista salentino Ezechiele Leandro (1905-1981). Regia Corrado Punzi, montaggio Mattia Soranzo, musiche Oh Petroleum. Prodotto con il sostegno di Galleria Bianconi (Milano), Microclima (Venezia), Marsèlleria (Milano) — 28 min
La festa dei vivi / The Celebration of the Living, 1 (2010)
The performance has been realized in the context of AND AND AND in occasion of dOCUMENTA (13) in San Cesario di Lecce, Nov 2nd, 2010. Camera Giovanna Silva, editing Giancarlo Norese — 6 min 56 sec
Amara terra mia at Lu Cafausu (2010), v. 2
Live performance by Patrick Watson at Lu Cafausu, July 12th, 2010. In loving memory of Lhasa De Sela and Antonietta Catalano — 4 min 43 sec
Amara terra mia at Lu Cafausu (2010), v. 1
Live performance by Patrick Watson at Lu Cafausu, July 12th, 2010. In loving memory of Lhasa De Sela and Antonietta Catalano. Video Francesco Raganato — 4 min 41 sec
Les amants fugitifs (2008)
Loving Lu Cafausu. Camera and editing Mattia Epifani, Luigi Negro — 3 min 21 sec
Lu Cafausu, Episode 1 (2007)
The episode 1 of Lu Cafausu. Photos Luigi Negro, editing Giancarlo Norese, translation and reading Steve Piccolo — 2 min 34 sec
A False Luke / Lu Cafausu (2007)
A video for the exhibition at vertexList, Brooklyn, NY, Jan 2007 — 5 min 53 sec