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Glass and Bones by Giulio Boato

A dream journey to Jan Fabre's exhibition Glass and bone sculptures 1977-2017 at the 57th Venice Biennale of Art. An "angel spectator" enters a deserted abbey in the heart of Venice, where she discovers sculptures and installations made entirely of two materials: glass and bones. Through his gaze, the audience walks between death and metamorphosis, discovering the thought of one of the most influential artists of the last decades, for whom art, science and religion are intimately tied.


Biofilmography Giulio Boato, born in Venice in 1988, is film and theatre director. Graduated in Performing arts (IUAV University of Venice and Bologna University), he directs in 2014 his first documentary film, presented at several festivals in Europe, America and Asia, awarded as best film on art at the festival Video Conversations, Rome 2015. He works with La Compagnie des Indes (Paris), Alchemy/Phil Griffin (London), Troubleyn et Angelos/Jan Fabre (Antwerp), Socìetas/Romeo Castellucci (Cesena), Dumb Type/Shiro Takatani (Kyoto), Post Scriptum Company (Brussels) et DOYOUDaDA (Venice-Bordeaux) which he co-founded.

Glass and Bones by Giulio BoatoYear and month of production 2017 - November Length 27 minutes Production country France Shooting Location Language French

Recording format HD Projection Format Digital File Screen Format 16/9 Colour Color + B&W Sound Stereo

Genre Documentary Theme Art Animation techniques