Daido Moriyama in Color
 

Daido Moriyama in Color

Famous for his black-and-white, contrasting and grainy photographs, Japanese street photographer Daido Moriyama recounts his lesser known work in colour, on show in Milan and Modena.

 

Art / Beatrice Zamponi

Karrabing Film Collective
 

Karrabing Film Collective

The 2015 international Visible Award for the socially engaged artistic practices awarded The Karrabing Film Collective, an indigenous community from Australia’s Northern Territory.

 

Art / Martina Angelotti

Re-Living the City

“Re-Living the City”, sixth edition of Shenzhen’s architecture and urbanism biennale opened on December 4. Aaron Betsky recounts “his” biennale and the crucial topics of the city’s future.

 

Architecture / Simona Bordone

Meeting Architecture III
 

Meeting Architecture III

The third edition of the series of meetings and exhibitions organised by the British School in Rome continues to create a dialogue between architecture and other art forms. Curator Marina Engel gives Domus a preview of this year’s programme.

 

Architecture / Beatrice Zamponi

Carpets of light
 

Carpets of light

Richard Wright has chosen glass for a new site-specific installation at the Gagosian gallery in Rome; a material that has a particular reaction to the impact of light, absorbing it or letting it through.

 

Art / Beatrice Zamponi

Interview to SelgasCano

SelgasCano’s architecture is based on colour, transparency, freedom, irony. Lucía Cano and Josè Selgas, founders of the Spanish practice, believe in the relevance of imperfection that demonstrates the presence of the human hand.

 

Architecture / Emilia De Vivo

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