Visions from Pauline Curnier Jardin’s filmic research

Studio Notes

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Legend

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Snakes referring to the ‘Festa dei Serpari’ (festival of the snake-catchers) in Cocullo. The species found in Cocullo are ‘Elaphe quatorlineata’, ‘E. longissima’ and ‘Coluber viridiflavus’.

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Marija Gimbutas, ‘The Goddess and Gods of Old Europe 6500-3500 BC’, University of California Press, Berkeley (1982), pp. 93-101 and pp.112-113.

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Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum, ‘Black Madonnas: Feminism, religion and politics in Italy’, toExcel, Lincoln NE (1993), pp. 53-56.

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E. Filippi and L. Luiselli, ‘Delayed Reproduction in Snakes Subjected to Human Traditional Rituals in Central Italy’, Vie et Milieu 53 (2-3) (2003), pp. 111-118.

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Drawing from a bronze statue of Angitia, found near Fucino. The drawing was included in E. Fernique, ‘Découverte d'une figurine de bronze rep sentant Angitia’, Gazette Archéologique, (1883), pp. 223-225.

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Poster design by Maude Vervenne for the research exhibition at Westerdok ‘Bodies Extra-oridinaires’, inspired by the original poster of the film (2021).

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Poster from ‘Freak Orlando’, directed by Ulrike Ottinger (1981), 2h 6min.

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Pauline Curnier Jardin, sketch inspired by processions around Italy (2021).

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Screenshot from ‘Freak Orlando’, the believers watch the stylite.

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Screenshot from ‘Freak Orlando’, shot in industrial Berlin.

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Screenshot from ‘Freak Orlando’, the believers gather around the the stylite.

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Laurence A. Rickles, ‘Ulrike Ottinger: The Autobiography of Art Cinema’, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis (2008), pp. 65-89.

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Snakes referring to the ‘Festa dei Serpari’ (festival of the snake-catchers) in Cocullo. The species found in Cocullo are ‘Elaphe quatorlineata’, ‘E. longissima’ and ‘Coluber viridiflavus’.

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Image from Pauline Curnier Jardin’s film and installation ‘Fat to Ashes’, 2021.

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Eye cursor from Pauline Curnier Jardin’s artist website.

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Pauline Curnier Jardin, ‘Peaux de Dame’ (2018), installation