Maria Thereza Alves

 
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Il Sole, 2006

Video, 5:21 min.
Color, sound

Sunlight does not fall for three months of each winter in the Alpine village of Viganella in Italy. This video honours the attitudes of those residents who question their local geographical and social circumstances in relation to what they know is possible in other areas and decide to change what has always been. The residents place a mirror high in the mountain to reflect some sun on the plaza.

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