Gluqbar, Milano Foto Week, from 9th to 22nd June 2018, Milan.
A set for a live streaming and the atypical experience of the art market of Telemarket channel (Television program active in Italy from 1984 to 2014), is the starting point of the performace/exhibition/auction at Gluqbar.
The exhibited operas are displayed themselves and play a role of a network between different disciplines. The exhibition presents the works of a graphic designer, a performer, a designer, an architect and a videomaker all related to a starting image: “an imaginary architecture builds on the possibility of proliferation of photographic technical reproducibility”.
The exhibition is not limited to exhibit photos or images, meant as documentation. The photographic studio becomes an active catalyzer of events that through different supports reflects on the economy in art and on the production and distribution of images nowadays.ays.
Design/Architecture Parasite 2.0
Graphic designer Pietro Mazza
(set) design Valentina Cameranesi Sgroi
video Giorgia Caboni, performance Filippo Luini, concept Luca Massaro
Exhibition part of Milano PhotoWeek 2018
“Ugly-ism” by Parasite 2.0 is a project realized with the support of Corraini Edizioni and Galleria Corraini Arte Contemporanea.
Ph. Luca Massaro
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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