Gianfranco Pulitano, Fat Super Mario, 2D animation, 155 seconds, 2010
"The video is part of the new research of the artist who uses the visual language of retrogaming. Through a video digital animation Gianfranco Pulitano reworks the location of the famous Mario Bros in his first and original version of the Nintendo video game. In the video, Mario, after passing safely the first level of the game, is suddenly catapulted into a "Fast Food" but continues to play as scheduled without realizing that he’s quickly getting fat. After the tunnel shortcut, he finds himself inside the castle where he can finally save Peach, but his obesity will cause some inconvenience ..." (Gianfranco Pulitano)
Born in 1978, Gianfranco Pulitano lives and works in Messina, Italy.
Submitted by Matteo Bittanti