Episode 9 of #CreativityWillSaveUs, the project thought, written and produced by Tommaso Cartia and Daniela Pavan, Artistic Directors of Creative Pois-On, where prominent figures from the world of art, culture, and entertainment come together to reflect on the central value that art brings to humanity during the challenging times of the global pandemic emergency. And, in support of the global community of artists who are seeing all of their venues temporarily shutting down to safely prevent the spreading of the Corona Virus.
From Brussels, Belgium, to Brooklyn, NYC. This new episode unifies the artistic inspiration of three exceptional creative minds experiencing the quarantine.
From Brussels, Conceptual Digital Artist Peter M. Friess presents a visionary interpretation of the COVID-19 phenomenon, orchestrating a concerto of images and sounds, mixed up with real media reports. The video was realized with a Brussels-based group of artists and it is based on their improvisations on the Corona Virus theme.
To know more about Peter M. Friess: http://www.petermfriess.com/#info
From Brooklyn, New York, Award-Winning Author Andrew Cotto and a regular contributor of newspapers like The New York Times; The Huffington Post; Condé Nast Traveler; Maxim; shares his thoughts and feelings on how he is living the quarantine, reflecting on the center value of art and creativity. Also, the author delights us with a passage from his latest book "Cucina Tipica - An Italian Adventure" - through which we can travel to Italy with our imagination and with the dreamy power of literature.
To know more about Andrew Cotto: https://andrewcotto.com
Back to Brussels, with Concert Pianist and Art Researcher Giusy Caruso who reflects on the importance of art, music creativity, introspection, and healing that a time like the quarantine allows us to dive in and experience even more intensely than before. Her didactic aims, combined with the yogic principle of mind-body interaction, to transfer enthusiasm, determination, and grit to young musicians by highlighting and enhancing the individuality of the students while respecting the philological aspect of the musical text.
To know more about Giusy Caruso: http://www.giusycaruso.com/eng/
Narrator: artist, storyteller, writer Sabrina Wirth.
Soundtrack - 'Faith Within Your Hands' written and performed by Alessandra Salerno
Artwork by Giada Joys
Ready, Set, Imagine