Shadowed Screens conference

A frame from “The Infernal Cave” / “L’Antre infernal” (Gaston Velle, 1905)

Turin – December 16, 2021: Dante’s Imagery and Infernal Dances. The representation of the Divine Comedy through dance and choreographic gestures, in international silent cinema. This presentation was held during the international conference “Shadowed Screens. Dante’s Inferno in Cinema and Audio-Visual Media”, held at the University of Turin (Italy), December 15-18 2021 (Università degli Studi di Torino).

During the presentation, the international pattern of infernal dances in silent cinema was analyzed, underlining women’s role in such dynamics.

Conference programme available here.