• Marco Vaglieri

    Arte Contemporanea Luigi Franco

    In Marco Vaglieri’s video Il tempo che serve—Parte prima (The time that is needed—Part one; all works 2002), the hypnotic image of a heavy artillery shell, rotating in a circle and plowing the sky in an endless trajectory, is linked with a spoken voice. The constant movement of the projectile abstracts the image and thereby renders it atemporal, in contrast to the immediacy of the text, composed of recollections by a soldier at the front, narrated in the first person but in a woman’s voice. A short circuit is created between past (recollections), present (reflections), and a predictable future

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