Movimento, Camp Design Gallery, from 8th November to 20th December 2019, Milan. Collectible Fair, Vanderborght Building, from 5th to 8th March 2020, Brussels.
Wrapping #2_Sofa it’s part of a series of object customizations starting from some limited edition tapes, reflecting on aesthetical obsolescence, DIY actions, authorship, self-branding and the production of waste from the furniture industries.
Wrapping is a series of itinerant works about: Ivan Illich, designer authorship, Temporary Autonomous Zone, DIY culture, fast branding, open-source, wild marketing, utopia, e-commerce, logo-mania, The Whole Earth Catalogue, containers, Helvetica, low budget, Virgil Abloh, logistic infrastructure, Thomas Moore, graffiti culture, desert islands, luxury fashion industry, primitive future, tracking number, Hip-hop anesthetics, William Morris, Amazon, artistic values, Phase 2, The Anarchist Cookbook, global shipping, Rap sampling, DHL, subculture, Demna Gvasalia, cardboard boxes, pirate utopia, standard and norms, P2P, vernacular design, packaging blockchain, the invention of Printing Press, bedroom entrepreneur, Peter Behrens, material circulation, the Silicon Valley, the lack of resources, corporate culture, Bauhaus, the new Silk Road.
Movimento – a group show curated by La Cube and Salvatore Peluso.
One of the meanings of “Movimento” in Italian is “a converging action, more or less organized, of more people who have common ideologies and operational programs”.
Participants: Andrés Izquierdo, Elissa Lacoste, Inés Sistiaga + Lucas Munoz, La Cube, Matteo Pellegrino, Parasite 2.0, PLSTCT, Shahar Livne and Tellurico.
"10 Anni di Parasite 2.0"_In dialogo con Salvatore Peluso su PTW School[READ]
"Scenografie Politiche" per Menelique #4[READ]
In dialogue with Nick Axel for Extra Extra Magazine n.13°[READ]
"Parasite Invasion" is part of Istmo magazine's first release![READ]
"Ten Deserts" for Un Sedicesimo #55 by Corraini Edizioni.[READ]
"At the beginning there was the desert" for Magda Magazine. Text by Parasite, photography by Giaime Meloni.[READ]
Our article on Horst Arts and Music Festival is on Domus web[READ]
"Architecture, artifice and the normative man" on Avery Shorts[READ]
"Three Stories: On Future Shock, Retreat, and Architecture as Scenography" on DUE a weekly publication made by Sofia Pia Belenky and Tobias Hentzer Dausgaard and designed by Simone Niquille for the Architectural Association.[READ]
"Cosmology, Subcultures and Urban Wilderness" on Archinect[READ]
"The Internet Was a Desert" on Archinect.com[READ]
"The desert on the margins is my Heimat: for a non-eurocentric vision of migrations and architecture"_Cartha on Making Heimat, a special issue on the German Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia, 2016[READ]
"Towards a Digital Talking Architecture"_Form of Formalism, n.3, 2016[READ]
“L’architetto neofiliaco”_Kabul Magazine, 2016[READ]
"The Neophiliac Architect: Three-act play" Trans 28, architectural magazine edited by ETH Zurich Architecture Department[READ]
"Partytopia, crypto urban desert e primitive future tribalism" Artribune, “Carnet d’architecture” a cura di Emilia Giorgi[READ]
“Primitive Future Office”_Plug-in Book, 2016[READ]
"Extreme-Land#5" Interview with Simone Niquille_ATP Diary[READ]
"Extreme-Land#4" Interview with Matilde Cassani_ATP Diary[READ]
"Extreme-Land#2" Interview with m-a-u-s-e-r_ATP Diary[READ]
"Extreme-Land#3" Interview with Aristide Antonas_ATP Diary[READ]
"Extreme-Land#1" Interview with Andreas Angelidakis_ATP Diary[READ]
“Città: rammendare le coscienze” Archphoto[READ]
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, 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, Ikea, Terraforma Festival, Missoni, and Venice Architecture Biennale, among others.
They taught at The Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, NABA Nuova Accademia Belle Arti Milano, Design Academy Eindhoven 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 YAP Young Architects Program MAXXI in 2016.
Via Boncompagni 51/10,
Milano, 20139, Italy.
Cell Studios, Grosvenor Way,
London E5 9NE, UK.
info [at] parasiteparasite.com
parasite2.0 [at] gmail.com