Opening night for the screening of the videomapping Follow me. “The life of Peter”
Sunday 2 October, St. Peter’s Square
The inaugural evening for the screening of the videomapping Seguimi. The Life of Peter with a Greetings by H.E. Cardinal Mauro Gambetti, Vicar General of His Holiness for Vatican City. Andrea Bocelli, a special guest, will participate in the event with a musical tribute. The internationally renowned singer will perform, among others
among others, The First Noël, a song from his new album. Also on stage will be Flavio Insinna, the narrator of the videomapping. Milly Carlucci will be present in the evening.
During the evening the videomapping will be projected on the façade of St. Peter’s Basilica for the first time.
The multimedia project is an initiative promoted by the Fondazione Fratelli tutti, the Fabbrica di San Pietro and the Parish of the same Basilica and inaugurates, in an artistic key, a pastoral itinerary accompanying the visit to the Basilica and the pilgrimage to the Tomb of Peter.
The initiative represents the first stage of the ‘Art and Faith’ itineraries.
Through a sequence of images, taken from the most important iconographic repertories of the Basilica and the Vatican Museums, the events of the life of the Fisherman of Galilee will be told using a mixture of new technologies and sacred iconography. To realize this tale, the following have been chosen
technological tools capable of enhancing and harmonizing images, sounds and words. An encounter between ancient and modern using production technologies with three-dimensional effects to enhance masterpieces by artists including Raphael, Perugino, Reni, and Cavallucci.
The screenings will run from 2 October to 16 October inclusive. As of 3 October, they will take place every evening from 21.00 to 23.00 and will last approximately 8 minutes. A countdown will be shown between each story.
A press area will be set up in St. Peter’s Square.
Journalists and media operators wishing to take part in the opening evening of 2 October must send a request, within 48 hours of the event, through the online Accreditation System of the Holy See Press Office at: press.vatican.va/accreditations
For further information:
The website of the Fratelli tutti Foundation
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Fratelli tutti Foundation Press Office
Rita Cristofari – [email protected] – 331 29 69 626