“My consult with to the artist residency at Masseria Fontana di Vite was once totally unintentionally,” explains filmmaker Dustin Lynn of his new movie regarding the historical nation space in southern Italy and the function it performs, beneath the Matera residency programme, of supporting and galvanizing recent artwork and artists. “I used to be acutely aware of it, principally as a result of the muse it had on poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini, who in flip is a considerable inspiration for myself. The movie, in lingering and sun-soaked pictures of space’s grounds, explores the paintings of New York-based artists Austin Lee and Gina Beavers, who paintings throughout portray, representation, and set up.
“Once on the residency, I discovered that the surroundings of Masseria was once reflecting the palette of the artists’ paintings, from the partitions of the development’s immense artwork studio (which have been as soon as used for drying out tobacco crops after harvest), to the runways of spare wild lawn, all the colours gave the impression to paintings with every different. Also, I might be remiss if I did not point out the focaccia.”