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Eva Giolo

FLOWERS BLOOMING IN OUR THROATS

Italy / 2020 / 9’

Eva Giolo
Filmed in 16mm just after the lockdown, Flowers
blooming in our throats
is an intimate, poetic
portrait of the fragile balances that govern
everyday life in a domestic setting. The artist
films a group of her female friends in their own
homes, performing various small actions in
accordance with her instructions. Giolo chooses
to walk a shifting line where gestures remain
symbolically ambiguous, expressing a kind of
violence that is not immediately recognizable.
Hands try to support or escape, but also to grip
or strike, in a subtle interweaving of sounds and
references that adds to the viewer’s sense of
tension and unease. (Leonardo Bigazzi)

Technical sheet

Original Version : No dialogue.
Script : Eva Giolo.
Photography : Eva Giolo, Eva Claus.
Editing : Eva Giolo.
Sound : Simonluca Laitempergher.
Production : Leonardo Bigazzi (Fondazione In Between Art Film).
Filmography : Study of gestures, 2020. The taste of tangerines, 2019. A tongue called mother, 2019. Elisabeth, 2018. Gil, 2016. Remote, 2016. Room 4, 2015. Shattered, 2014.

Director

Eva Giolo

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