In collaboration with SLOimage and Beatrice Panerai


Exclusive unveiling - Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice
Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi, Venice

A radical new project by Martha Fiennes featuring Salma Hayek

in collaboration with Palazzo Grassi - Punta della Dogana

Yugen is a term which belongs to a Japanese aesthetic philosophy and refers to a deep awareness of the universe. It is also the title chosen by Martha Fiennes for her latest creative project: a moving image artwork created through Fiennes’ considerable knowledge of filmmaking combined with the addition of sophisticated coding technology.

Yugen is the culmination of a creative synergy between Martha Fiennes, Salma Hayek and Magnus Fiennes, award-winning composer who wrote the music. The project has been produced by Tendercapital, a company created by Moreno Zani in the firm conviction that the combination of talent, integrity and innovation can make the difference with respect to the traditional world of finance.

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Screenings Calendar

From Venice preview on, all Yugen's special screenings around the world

WORLDWIDE PREVIEW September 1st, 2018- Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice
2-3 September 2018 - Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi, Venice
5 October 2018 - Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London
15 February 2019 - LACMA, Los Angeles

Martha Fiennes is a writer, artist and above all filmmaker who can boast of a prestigious award-winning career.

Martha Fiennes

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Academy Award Nominee Salma Hayek has proven herself as a prolific actress, producer and director, in both film and television. She was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and a BAFTA award for her leading role in Julie Taymor's Frida.

Salma Hayek

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Discover more about how Yugen was created, directly from the words of the production team

Behind the scenes

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