The Ars Moriendi Triptych : Memento Mori

“Memento Mori” is the second part of the trilogy “Ars Moriendi”, a video art triptych consisted of videos made out of archival footage. “Memento Mori” consists of archival footage and a rendition of “ Ascesis: The Saviors of God “ by Kazantzakis taken from an audiobook for the deaf. The piece explores the idea of defeating death through sex and desire while the youth offers this option.

  • Smaragda Nitsopoulou
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 14, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    500 EUR
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  • Language:
    Modern Greek (1453-)
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Director Biography - Smaragda Nitsopoulou

I have studied film directing and editing in Greece and France respectively. I Have been working as such in commercial industries as well as for artistic purposes. The mediums I use are photography and digital video. I have participated in many group expositions around the world. The recurrent themes in my pieces are death and society's perceptions.

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