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Over The Real 5th edition - The International Festival of video art, in co-production and part of the program of the Lucca Film Festival Europa Cinema. From Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October at the Ragghianti Foundation and the auditorium of Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Lucca. The works will also be online on Saturday 3 October on the official website

Over The Real presents the most significant lines of research emerged in recent years in the international panorama of audiovisual arts and intermediary performances. 77 works by artists from all over the world are on display.
Special guest the artist Fabrizio Plessi who meets the audience to talk about the most important moments of his formidable career.

The Festival, directed by Maurizio Marco Tozzi, Lino Strangis, Veronica D’Auria (Carma, Rome), offers a wide range of formal solutions and linguistic methods dedicated to one of the most evolutionary languages ​​of contemporary art: video art.

The festival program:

Wednesday 30 September
8:30 pm / 11:30 pm - “Vincenzo da Massa Carrara” Conference Room of the Ragghianti Foundation | Screening of audiovisual works by Over The Real; Visual Container; Now & After.

Thursday 1 October
4:00 pm / 7:30 pm - Conference Room “Vincenzo da Massa Carrara” of the Ragghianti Foundation | Projection of audiovisual works by Videoformes; Istants Video; ADAF; artvideoKoeln.

Friday 2 October
3:30 pm - Conference Room “Vincenzo da Massa Carrara” of the Ragghianti Foundation | Meeting with Fabrizio Plessi. One the first experimenters of video art, the artist combines artifice and nature, adapting the language of electronics to propose poetic and evocative creations where the primordial elements of water and fire give rise to an unstoppable flow of digital images.
Speakers Sandra Lischi (University of Pisa), Paolo Bolpagni (Director of the Ragghianti Foundation), Alessandro Romanini (President of the Scientific Committee of the Ragghianti Foundation).

Saturday 3 October
2.00 pm / 9.00 pm - online at | Screening of all audiovisual works.

Sunday 4 October - Auditorium Palazzo delle Esposizioni
3:00 pm / 5:45 pm | Screening of audiovisual works by Over The Real.
6:00 pm / 7:30 pm | Presentation of the book by Anna Maria Monteverdi “Leggere uno spettacolo multimediale. La nuova scena tra video mapping, interaction design e Intelligenza Artificiale" (Reading a multimedia show. The new scene between video mapping, interaction design and Artificial Intelligence).
Speakers Anna Maria Monteverdi, Francesca Pasquinucci, Davide Giannoni.

Reservations are required and subject to availability. Information and reservations:


September 30 / October 4, 2020
Start / End Time
14:00 / 23:30
Conference room Vincenzo da Massa Carrara, Fondazione Ragghianti. Via S. Micheletto, 3 / Auditorium Palazzo delle Esposizioni. Piazza S. Martino, 7 - Lucca
Free admission