On the occasion of the CINEMA & ARTI.BRERA 2017 film festival, organized by the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and curated by Francesca Alfano Miglietti, Laura Lombardi and Elisabetta Longari, the installation video Retranslation | Final Unfinished Portrait (Francis Bacon) | figure inscribing a figure by Peter Welz and William Forsythe will be screened on 12 December at 2pm.
Retranslation | Final Unfinished Portrait (Francis Bacon) | figure inscribing a figure (2005), is a multimedia choreographic installation conceived by Peter Welz, German sculptor who uses new technologies, and William Forsythe, American choreographer who dances with gloves and shoes with lead mines to leave the tracks on the ground of his movements that recompose the lines of a painting: the unfinished portrait left by Francis Bacon at his death in 1992.
In collaboration with Cro.me – Cronaca e Memoria dello Spettacolo
for R.I.SI.CO. Rete interattiva per Sistemi Coreografici with the contribution of Mibact – Direzione Spettacolo dal Vivo
ANTEO Palazzo del cinema
Photo: final unfinished portrait (Francis Bacon, ‘Self-Portrait’, 1991–92) © Peter Welz, © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Courtesy Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane via peterwelz.com