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

Fluxus and life’s Sundays
 

Fluxus and life’s Sundays

At the occasion of the exhibition “Fluxbooks”, textile manufacturer and collector of Fluxus works Luigi Bonotto tells Domus how he entertained an unlikely household of Fluxus artists, along paths of unbridled artistic experimentation.

 

Art / Ilaria Bombelli

Halden Prison
 

Halden Prison

Invited by Wenders to direct one of the architecture documentaries in the series Cathedrals of Culture, Michael Madsen included Halden prison, to remind us that prisons are also cultural realities.

 

Art / Sabrina Puddu

Film and project

Domus interviewed Antonella Dedini e Silvia Robertazzi, curators of Milano Design Film Festival, this year in its second edition, which is becoming also a travelling event.

 

News / Spartaco Paris

Surreal Still Lifes
 

Surreal Still Lifes

The focus of an exhibition at the Rencontres d’Arles, Spanish photographer Chema Madoz’s still-lifes show everything around us from a new angle, taking nothing for granted.

 

Photo-essays / Chema Madoz

GAP, transforming the border lands
 

GAP, transforming the border lands

A project for the experimentation and cross-contamination of contemporary art languages, curated by Francesca Marconi, involving artists, architects, designers and artisans.

 

Art / Simona Bordone

Dresden Ten

As the physical construction work is finished, Henri Praeger recounts the story and design of Dresden Ten’s social housing project, as well as methods for working with the community as a client.

 

Architecture / Philippa Nicole Barr

RPBW: Fondation Pathé
 

RPBW: Fondation Pathé

Thorsten Sahlmann explains the essence of the latest parisian project by Renzo Piano: the Fondation Jerôme Seydoux-Pathé, that will house office space, archives, a record and research centre, exhibition spaces and a screening room for the historical film company.

 

Architecture / Salvator-John A. Liotta

The future of plastic
 

The future of plastic

At the Fondazione PLART in Naples, an exhibition  narrates new study possibilities for plastics by Maurizio Montalti/Officina Corpuscoli. Curator Marco Petroni previews it.

 

Design / Chiara Alessi

Korean modernism

Minsuk Cho, curator of the Korean Pavilion in Venice, and winner of this year’s Golden Lion, recounts the dynamic and exciting process that created a network of practitioners who’ve been working on the issues of the architecture of both North and South Korea.

 

Architecture / Pelin Tan