“Savage Architecture. Gian Piero Frassinelli, Superstudio and 2A+P/A” at Politecnico di Milano

February 23, 2017

The exhibition is an opportunity to examine the important role that Frassinelli played within Superstudio, to discuss the trans-disciplinary influence that the Florentine collective has had in the last fifty years and speculate about its operative potential today.

 

Gian Piero Frassinelli and 2A+P/A - Central Archive of Human Cultures, Excursion in the Archive, 2015

Gian Piero Frassinelli and 2A+P/A – Central Archive of Human Cultures, Excursion in the Archive, 2015

 

The 8th of February 2017 the project Savage Architecture was presented in the Exhibition Space Guido Nardi of the Polytechnic of Milan. In the form of an exhibition and a book, curated by Davide Sacconi, the project portraits the research developed by Gian Piero Frassinelli – former member of Superstudio – and his recent collaboration with 2A+P/A which explore the intersection between architecture and anthropology. (more…)

“Sections of Autonomy. Six Korean Architects” at Fondazione Pastificio Cerere

January 31, 2017

The exhibition Sections of Autonomy. Six Korean Architects is curated by Choi Won-joon and Luca Galofaro and showcases the work of six Korean architects selected among the most intriguing authors of the national architectural scenario.

 

Seunghoy Kim, Soyul

Seunghoy Kim, Soyul

 

Choi Moon-gyu (Ga.A Architects), Jang Yoon-gyoo ( Unsangdong Architects Cooperation), Kim Jong-kyu (M.A.R.U.), Kim Jun-sung (Architecture Studio hANd), Kim Seung-hoy ( KYWC Architects), Kim Young-joon (YO2 Architects) set up their independent practices in the 1990s and early 2000s, an era marked by political and cultural freedom in the country. (more…)

“Invisible architecture” at Carlo Bilotti Museum in Villa Borghese

January 11, 2017

The museum, located in the former orange shed of Villa Borghese Park in Rome, addresses the founding topics of contemporary practice through the eyes of the Japanese and Italian avant-garde movements from the 60’s and 70’s.

 

UFO. Urboeffimeri, Photo, 1968 (Lapo Binazzi) © Museo Carlo Bilotti

UFO. Urboeffimeri, Photo, 1968 (Lapo Binazzi) © Museo Carlo Bilotti

 

Fifty years passed from the explosion of two fundamental phenomena of the architectural avant-garde that made their debut in an age of change, revolution, and hope. Metabolist in Japan and Radicals in Italy, though in very different cultural and traditional contexts, developed parallel experiences by sharing the themes of investigation and languages, and by producing extraordinary consequences on contemporary architecture.

Starting from January 19 an exhibition at Museo Carlo Bilotti in Rome, Italy will offer an original survey through works produced in this very special context. The event is promoted by Roma Capitale, Assessorato alla Crescita Culturale – Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali. (more…)

“Maurizio Sacripanti, architect” exhibition at Casa dell’Architettura

December 12, 2016

On 6 December, an exhibition dedicated to the work of Maurizio Sacripanti was inaugurated at the Casa dell’Architettura (House of Architecture) in Rome, marking the centenary of his birth.

 

Maurizio Sacripanti, Prospettiva Osaka © Casa dell’Architettura

Maurizio Sacripanti, Prospettiva Osaka © Casa dell’Architettura

 

The event follows one focussed on Giuseppe Perugini and is the second in the series ‘Generation ’15 – ‘18’, a programme of exhibitions and conferences through which the Casa dell’Architettura aims to celebrate some of the most important Roman architects active on the national and international scene over the past century. (more…)

“The Light of the Sacred” monograph on Paolo Zermani’s sacred architecture in Padua

November 4, 2016

The exhibition, open from October 29 to November 25 at the Palazzo della Gran Guardia, will show for the first time the renovation project of the Basilica of St. Andrew in Mantua.

 

Zermani Associati Studio di Architettura, Tempio di cremazione, 2006 - 2010, Parma © Mauro Davoli

Zermani Associati Studio di Architettura, Tempio di cremazione, 2006 – 2010, Parma © Mauro Davoli

 

The exhibition “The light of the sacred”,  held in Padua from  October 29to November 25, 2016 at the Palazzo della Gran Guardia shows the work by  architect Paolo Zermani. Organized by the Cultural Architecture Association in collaboration with the Town Planning and Cadastral Services Sector and the Culture Department of the City of Padua, the exhibition is part of Padova 2016 architettura, an extensive program of events related to architecture, presented to the public through exhibitions, debates and conferences. (more…)

“Paesaggi Urbani” An exhibition on Mario Bacciocchi to celebrate 40 years of Antonia Jannone Gallery

October 20, 2016

The architecture gallery in Milan celebrates its 40th anniversary bringing together the works of the Italian architect with some of the best drawings and collages of its collaborators.

 

Aldo Rossi, Venezia Analoga, stampa offset, cm 100x140, 1989, ed XVI/XXV © Galleria Antonia Jannone

Aldo Rossi, Venezia Analoga, stampa offset, cm 100×140, 1989, ed XVI/XXV © Galleria Antonia Jannone

 

The Antonia Jannone Gallery located at Corso Garibaldi in Milan is inaugurating its 40th anniversary with a collective exhibition showcasing the works of different architects and artists with whom it has collaborated over the years. (more…)

“Totally Lost” the visual research of abandoned European totalitarian architecture on exhibition

September 6, 2016

Totally Lost is a collective photographic research project that has involved, in the last year, 186 international photographers and has mapped almost 300 dissonant places linked to Totalitarian Regimes, collecting over 2.600 photographs from over 25 nations.

 

Monumento della Rivoluzione, Podgarić (Croazia) © Mirna Pavlovic

Monumento della Rivoluzione, Podgarić (Croazia) © Mirna Pavlovic

 

What’s left of the architecture of the Totalitarian Regimes of the 20th century in Europe? Totally Lost is the project curated by Spazi Indecisi for European Cultural Route ATRIUM that maps the remains of the architectural heritage of Totalitarian Regimes in Europe through photography. A visual tale that explores these architectural spaces as fragments to be reconnected as democratic places. Ex-factories, party headquarters, military bases, bunkers, planned communities, memorials for a total of over 2.600 photographs, 25 nations and 186 photographers. (more…)

“Ljubodrag Andric. Works 2008 – 2016″ the textures in Architecture

August 14, 2016

These large-scale photographs are characterized by the absence of human figure and a strong formal structure that, despite the attention paid to realistic detail and space, is rooted in the various forms of geometric and material/textural abstraction.

 

Ljubodrag ANDRIC, China 21, 2013 © Ljubodrag Andric

Ljubodrag ANDRIC, China 21, 2013 © Ljubodrag Andric

 

Triennale di Milano presents an exhibition of photographs by Ljubodrag Andric, a renowned Serbian photographer  whose work revolves around architectural surfaces, textures and shapes. The exhibition, which is part of this year’s Triennale programmed events, has been curated by Demetrio Paparoni and will be on show at the Palazzo della Triennale. (more…)

“Olivo Barbieri – Italian quakes and other diseases” at Gibellina Photoroad

July 31, 2016

The rich programme of this first edition of the festival includes exhibitions, talks, portfolio reviews, workshops and much more. Thirty photo exhibitions featuring internationally renowned artists will be showcased alongside artworks by emerging artists. During opening days the exhibitions will be accompanied by a series of talks and debates.

 

Site Specific, Napoli © Olivo Barbieri

Site Specific, Napoli © Olivo Barbieri

 

The first edition of the Festival explores the theme of Disorder: a keyword bound to our time and a term clearly characterised by catastrophes, upheavals and experimentation. It is neither chaos nor anarchy. It is rather a continuous, non-linear movement opposed to static order, one that produces a series of original connections that are fundamental for art, the avant-garde and revolutions to bloom. (more…)

“Roma Pop City 60-67″ exhibition at MACRO Rome

July 22, 2016

The exhibition displays over 100 works, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations and even art and documentary films, found and restored thanks to the collaboration of the Experimental Centre of Cinematography – Italian National Film Archive.

 

Luca Maria Patella, Sciarpa e Colosseo, 1966 © MACRO

Luca Maria Patella, Sciarpa e Colosseo, 1966 © MACRO

 

These works portray the city of Rome in the early ’60s, transformed and revisited through the visual imagery of the artists of the so-called School of Piazza del Popolo – although  many of the artists involved in this period have denied the existence of a single trend, this name is still used nowadays to refer to this era and the stylistic choices of the artists involved, despite the diversity in the works. (more…)