"Folk Cinema - Paleorealismo" is a conceptual artwork based on audiovisual droning. Richard Chartier's song "Reference Point Intermission 2" released in 2016 in the pinkcourtesyphone album "taking into account only a portion of your emotions" represents the resonant structure of a drawings-in-motion dramaturgy. A "Paleorealist Cycle" is the name of each session of color dronings from Mario Calderaro and Manuel Diemoz, simple as paleolitic art and direct as ethnographic realism. Paleorealism is the idea together with the common authorial instance named Folk Cinema.

  • Mario Calderaro
  • Richard Chartier
  • Manuel Diemoz
    Visual (color drones)
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Other
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    666 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    AVCHD - Full Frame
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Director Biography - Mario Calderaro, Richard Chartier, Manuel Diemoz

Folk Cinema officially born in 1980 as Mario Calderaro.
After a long academic education the above mentioned decided to continue to work independently on the concept developed first during the BA thesis in Ethnomusicology and then during the PhD research in Anthropology of Sound: the image-sound (immagine-suono), a development in acoustic terms of Deleuze's 'image-time' and Lacan's unconscious system. Actually he survives just gardening, making films and working as a free-lance sound-designer for theatre, cinema and art-installations. Whereas Folk Cinema regards audiovisual compositions developed around common authorial instances in accordance to image-sound’s theory. It is an attempt to reach unconscious processes basing a cinematic experience on sound’s structure. So that Folk Cinema is not really “someone” but rather a “somehow”, a method.

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Director Statement

Folk Cinema is a creative communism