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Deep into the Surface
A short-film that explores the ephemeral, nearly elusive, materiality of the SPG Headquarters in Geneva, designed by Giovanni Vaccarini.
The “Deep into the Surface” short-film, directed by Claudio Esposito and produced by The Piranesi Experience in collaboration with The Architecture Player, investigates the abstract and conceptual dimension that architect Giovanni Vaccarini imparted to the façade system that characterizes the building of the SPG Headquarters in Geneva. A game made of simple rules, whose reiteration produces a complex play of elements to the point that its perception varies with weather and lights. The photography by Fabio Paolucci and the original soundtrack by Populous underline the exploration of these qualities and let the spectator perceive the depth of the surface and its apparent movement.
Author: The Piranesi Experience
Architect: Giovanni Vaccarini Architetti
Mentioned project: SPG Societe Privee De Gérance (2010-2016)
Project location: Geneve, Switzerland
Director: Claudio Esposito
With: Matteo Garone
Director of photography: Fabio Paolucci
Colorist: Paolo Verrucci
Editing assistant: Daniela De Francesco
Production: The Piranesi Experience, Wisebits
Distribution: Image MEDIA AGENCY with The Architecture Player
Associate producers: SPG Societe Privee De Gérance; Sincretica Srl - Giovanni Vaccarini Architects