The Marble and The Chief by Yuri Ancarani

The video below is not about the design itself but about the power of a raw marble - the beautiful material born for art and architecture. In his short movie Yuri Ancarani extracts a striking portrait of marble. “Marble quarries are places so unbelievable and striking, they almost feel like they are big theaters or sets,” says Yuri Ancarani, the filmmaker behind today’s excerpt from the documentary, Il Capo (The Chief), which follows a quarry boss as he guides his men through the extraction process, using a silent language of gesture and sign.

Interview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8R6gvTS1KI