“Energy for Creativity” at the University of Milan
Organization: Interni Magazine and Mondadori
“Energy for Creativity” exhibition at the University of Milan
Also in 2015, on the occasion of the Milan Design Week, the fascinating spaces of the Cà Granda, home of the University of Milan, opened to the public for the Energy for Creativity event-exhibition, organized by Interni Magazine and Mondadori publishing company.
By walking around the courtyards, porticoes, and loggias of the monumental complex, designed by Filarete in the 15th century, or entering its rooms, the visitors find site-specific installations, micro-architectures, design and architecture exhibitions, lectures, and conferences. This year, due to the coincidence with the EXPO Milan, the program of events goes on until 24 May 2015.
In the Main Courtyard
Deep Words Light by Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel, with Cosentino Group.
Excerpts from literary and philosophical writings are engraved on 4 monoliths made of Dekton, an innovative cladding material.
Living Line by Speech Tchoban & Kuznetsov, with Velko 2000, is an installation constituted by a mirror strip that reflects the surrounding courtyard, thus alluding to the exchange of creative energy. In the background: Yellow Tower, designed by Luca Trazzi with Veuve Cliquot.
Black Hole, by Steve Blatz e Antonio Saracino, is a cylindrical installation whose upper part recalls a Black Hole acting as an energy collector.
Digital Lithic Design, by Raffaello Galliotto with Marmomacc, is constituted of stone sculptures realized through cutting-edge digital carving technology.
Metropolitan Tastes by Studio Azzurro is a video installation depicting food itineraries across various metropolis of the world.
Grand stairway portal: an installation by Alessandro Michele made of porcelains produced by Richard Ginori.
Richini and San Nazaro porticoes: Energia Brasileira
Energia Brasileira is an exhibition on historic and contemporary Brazilian design, curated by Josè Roberto Moreira do Valle.
Cortile del 700: Camera Chiara, installation by Annabel Karim Kassar (see the related case study from the link at the bottom of the page)
Cortile della Farmacia: Future Flowers, installation by Daniel Libeskind for Oikos (see the related case study from the link at the bottom of the page)
Cortile dei Bagni: The copper labyrinth, installation by “Look into my eyes studios”, with The European Copper Institute.
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