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Sarah Ciracì

MACRO - Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Roma

Sci-fi films and literature, with their pseudoscientific theories about UFOs and speculations about other worlds, are the underlying references for Sarah Ciracì’s photographic work and videos. Through the digital manipulation of images she constructs visionary, oneiric landscapes, creating a simulation of hypothetical future scenarios. Her installation for Macro, Oh my God is full of stars, 2004, presented a sequence of images of starry skies and galaxies, doors, corridors, and spaceship control rooms, taken from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and other science-fiction films. The twelve video projections that make up the piece completely covered the four walls of the room, projecting viewers into a space voyage as if they were at the center of a vehicle made up of labyrinthine, lifeless spaces: doors that open onto nothingness, infinite corridors, deserted rooms, vast

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