Base, Ex Officine Ansaldo, from 7th to 10th October 2015, Milan.
“Super-Scarcity” is a commune between real and virtual that gathered for three days to discuss these topics. Through lectures, performances, round tables, workshops and exhibitions, “Super-Scarcity” elaborates a series of optimistic visions for the future characterized by a scarcity of resources. The project finished on October 10th with the installation In the name of Africa in Piazza del Duomo by Ciclostile Architettura for Cefa Onlus patronised by Comune di Bologna, Iperbole Rete Civica, Comune di Genova, Comune di Torino, Comune di Milano and by Expo 2015 Milano.
Participants: Giuseppe Marando, Marco Ceriani (Italbugs), Giacomo Piovan, Zeno Franchini, Evelyn Lavenghi, Franca Formenti, Adriana Santanocito, Valerio Panella, Luca Astorri, How we dwell, Giulio Fonseca (Godugong), Lucia Tozzi, Andrea Balestrero, Rossella Ferorelli, Marco Boffi, Franco ”Bifo” Berardi, Rossella Farinotti, Silvio Lorusso, Alessio D’Ellena, Mattia Paje, Marco Casella, Notext, Diego Marcon, Joan Crous
The Scarcity Temple, display realized by Parasite 2.0 with From Outer Space, hosted the entire activities
Project by Parasite 2.0 for CEFA ONLUS with From Outer Space and Ciclostile Architettura
Final Publication and Website curated by Silvio Lorusso and Alessio D’Ellena.
Ph. Alice Pedroletti
Parasite 2.0 is a design and research agency based in Milan and London. Founded in 2010 by Stefano Colombo, Eugenio Cosentino and Luca Marullo, it’s specialized in temporary architecture, interior, and exhibition design. They investigate the status of human habitats, acting within a hybrid of architecture, design, and scenography.
Parasite 2.0 has worked and collaborated with Triennale Milano, Copenhagen International Fashion Fair, Pantone, Corraini Editions, Terraforma Festival, Missoni, Nero Editions, Venice Architecture Biennale, and the Shenzhen Architecture Biennale, among others.
They have led didactic activity at Faculté d’architecture de l’université libre de Bruxelles, Design Academy Eindhoven, Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and Politecnico di Milano. They taught at The Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, NABA Nuova Accademia Belle Arti Milano, and since 2016 they have been regularly teaching at MADE Program-Accademia di Belle Arti R. Gagliardi in Syracuse, Italy.
Parasite 2.0 were awarded the Young Architects Program MAXXI in 2016. They are represented by Operativa Arte Contemporanea Gallery and Galleria Corraini Arte Contemporanea.
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