Alfredo Pirri and Volume!
 

Alfredo Pirri and Volume!

During an exhibition curated by Lorand Hegyl at MAMC de Saint-Étienne Métropole, Alfredo Pirri remembers the early days of a special artistic adventure commenced in Rome in 1997.

 

Art / Carole Blumenfeld

Cauleen Smith
 

Cauleen Smith

Tirana Open is an exhibition spread across the Albanian capital at which the artist was asked to present The Way out is the Way two: fourteen short films about Chicago and Sun Ra, a “psycho-geographic” film on Sun Ra and the years he spent in the US city.

 

Art / Paola Nicolin

Future ways of living

First held ten years ago in Milan, “Meet the Media Guru” celebrated this first round number devoting two days to “Future ways of living”. Its founder Maria Grazia Mattei recounts.

 

Design / Stefania Garassini

Complexity vs confusion
 

Complexity vs confusion

A guest at the “Meet the Media Guru” conference in Milan, Don Norman painted a far-reaching picture of the future, when good designers must offer “solutions to complex problems, like those to do with education, health and the environment” and stop complexity turning into confusion.

 

Design / Stefania Garassini

Modernist baobab
 

Modernist baobab

Paula Nascimento explains the genesis and construction of the Angola Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 to Domus. It was designed to be dismantled but looks like a permanent construction.

 

Architecture / la redazione di Domus

Anish Kapoor

At the Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, the work of the great Anglo-Indian artist  contemporaneously evoke an array of contrasting images: such as the imminent arrival of a cataclysm but, at the same time, the call of a whale anxious to draw its young close.

 

Art / Beatrice Zamponi

One Shot
 

One Shot

Domus interviewed Marco Balich, author of some of the most spectacular events in last few years  and artistic director of Padiglione Italia and of the Tree of Life at Expo Milano 2015.

 

Design / la redazione di Domus

Space, material and light
 

Space, material and light

Yichen Lu, founder of Studio Link-Arc, answers Domus’ questions about the Chinese Pavilion at Expo 2015: a project that uses contemporary tools and methods to explore traditional architectural values, such as space, material, and light.

 

Architecture

From the Midwest to Milan

James Biber, the architect of the Expo 2015 USA Pavilion, tells Domus about his project, inspired by rural architecture to communicate the country’s greatest aspirations.

 

Architecture

Aesthetics & performance
 

Aesthetics & performance

Michele Mole’, founder of Nemesi&Partners, tells Domus the project for the Italian Pavilion, an example of the importance of the collaboration between architects and constructors, of the dialogue between aesthetic invention and performative invention.

 

Architecture

Increase the focus on culture
 

Increase the focus on culture

At the occasion of Meet The Media Guru, Domus talked with Derrick De Kerckhove on technology, artistic heritage, education 2.0 and digital subconscious.

 

Interviews / Stefania Garassini

The corn hug

The Mexican Pavilion at Expo 2015 was designed by the architect Francisco López Guerra Almada. He discussed the project with Domus a few days before its completion.

 

Architecture