Art

ARNO

A12 Urban Mining. Rigenerazioni urbane. XXV Gallarate Prize 2016 The river Arno has had historical importance in defining the urban form of Gallarate, where, however, there are no buildings or public spaces that have a significant relationship with water. Today,

ARNO

A12 Urban Mining. Rigenerazioni urbane. XXV Gallarate Prize 2016 The river Arno has had historical importance in defining the urban form of Gallarate, where, however, there are no buildings or public spaces that have a significant relationship with water. Today,

IL METODO SALGARI

Andrea Balestrero, Nina Fiocco, Ulises Matamoros Ascensión, Rogelio Sánchez Velázquez 2013 – 2016 “The Salgari Method” is a nomadic art event directed to develop artistic-architectonic installations through a community based process. Emilio Salgari (1862-1911) was an Italian writer who –

IL METODO SALGARI

Andrea Balestrero, Nina Fiocco, Ulises Matamoros Ascensión, Rogelio Sánchez Velázquez 2013 – 2016 “The Salgari Method” is a nomadic art event directed to develop artistic-architectonic installations through a community based process. Emilio Salgari (1862-1911) was an Italian writer who –

GUARDIOLA

A12 Our contribution to “Atrii” exhibition: 8 postcard asking questions inspired by small structures found in vast spaces. A reflection about space, body, culture, work, boundaries, standardization, sharing… Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore, 2015    

GUARDIOLA

A12 Our contribution to “Atrii” exhibition: 8 postcard asking questions inspired by small structures found in vast spaces. A reflection about space, body, culture, work, boundaries, standardization, sharing… Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore, 2015    

GIOTTO

A12 (with Alessandro Ceresoli) Giotto is a street game, a game as poor as those our grandparents played using fruit stones, pebbles, bottle caps and a lot of imagination; it is a group game aimed to guess drawings and to

GIOTTO

A12 (with Alessandro Ceresoli) Giotto is a street game, a game as poor as those our grandparents played using fruit stones, pebbles, bottle caps and a lot of imagination; it is a group game aimed to guess drawings and to

GLI ALBERI CAMMINAVANO

A12 Shortlisted project for the international art competition “Two Calls” for a permanent installation to be realized by the Vajont dam. 2015   The biblical story of the Tower of Babel or the recurring theme of the hubris in Greek

GLI ALBERI CAMMINAVANO

A12 Shortlisted project for the international art competition “Two Calls” for a permanent installation to be realized by the Vajont dam. 2015   The biblical story of the Tower of Babel or the recurring theme of the hubris in Greek

LUCHA LIBRE ARCHIVE

The Italian/Mexican Society (Ofelia Burgos Soria – Andrea Balestrero) Ongoing research about the influence of the “Lucha libre” (Mexican Wrestling) on contemporary art, fashion and design Mexican Pavilion, Salone del Mobile, Milano 2015

LUCHA LIBRE ARCHIVE

The Italian/Mexican Society (Ofelia Burgos Soria – Andrea Balestrero) Ongoing research about the influence of the “Lucha libre” (Mexican Wrestling) on contemporary art, fashion and design Mexican Pavilion, Salone del Mobile, Milano 2015

SHORT FUTURE CITY

A12 Curate Award (QMA/Fondazione Prada) short listed project 2014 S.F.C. – THE SHORT FUTURE CITY S.F.C. is the new western utopia. S.F.C. is a place, is a state of mind, is a human condition, is contemporary attitude, is a project,

SHORT FUTURE CITY

A12 Curate Award (QMA/Fondazione Prada) short listed project 2014 S.F.C. – THE SHORT FUTURE CITY S.F.C. is the new western utopia. S.F.C. is a place, is a state of mind, is a human condition, is contemporary attitude, is a project,

APPUNTI PER LA CITTA’ DEL POCO FUTURO

A12 Pinksummer Gallery, Genova, feb.-mar. 2013 MARS, Milano, mar. 2013 Rebel Matters, Facoltà di Architettura di Genova, 2013        

APPUNTI PER LA CITTA’ DEL POCO FUTURO

A12 Pinksummer Gallery, Genova, feb.-mar. 2013 MARS, Milano, mar. 2013 Rebel Matters, Facoltà di Architettura di Genova, 2013        

APTAMI

A12 Board game The conquest of the house of your dreams To inhabit is a primitive act of appropriation of a place. It is the way in which our habits and daily practices are deposited in the space, at the

APTAMI

A12 Board game The conquest of the house of your dreams To inhabit is a primitive act of appropriation of a place. It is the way in which our habits and daily practices are deposited in the space, at the

STAR

A12 An ongoin research about the star symbol in our and other cultures, various locations, 2009 – 2011 A12 STAR 2009-2016 STAR MUSEUM SHARJAH 2009 DISOBEDIENCE ARCHIVE 2009 TERRACORPOCASASTELLA 2009 NABASTAR 2009 STAR_C_09 2009 STAR_C_10 2010 STAR MUSEUM CARAVAGGIO 2011

STAR

A12 An ongoin research about the star symbol in our and other cultures, various locations, 2009 – 2011 A12 STAR 2009-2016 STAR MUSEUM SHARJAH 2009 DISOBEDIENCE ARCHIVE 2009 TERRACORPOCASASTELLA 2009 NABASTAR 2009 STAR_C_09 2009 STAR_C_10 2010 STAR MUSEUM CARAVAGGIO 2011

GREEN ROOM 2009

A12 Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009 Installation, Barbican Art Gallery, London 2009   Installation produced for Barbican Art Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition “Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009”,

GREEN ROOM 2009

A12 Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009 Installation, Barbican Art Gallery, London 2009   Installation produced for Barbican Art Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition “Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009”,

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A12 Permanent installation, Piazza dei Caduti, Viterbo, Italy, april 2009 “Cantieri d’Arte – Visioni Urbane Contemporanee” A sound system plays the sound of the Urcionio river flowing under the ground of Piazza dei Caduti, central traffic hub of Viterbo, it

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A12 Permanent installation, Piazza dei Caduti, Viterbo, Italy, april 2009 “Cantieri d’Arte – Visioni Urbane Contemporanee” A sound system plays the sound of the Urcionio river flowing under the ground of Piazza dei Caduti, central traffic hub of Viterbo, it

DEEP GARDEN

A12 Temporary pavillion, Enel Contemporanea 2008, Venezia, Italy, 2008 On the occasion of 11th International Architecture Exhibition Biennale di Venezia The installation, homage to the city of Venice, takes on the force of nature and opposes it, offering an isolated

DEEP GARDEN

A12 Temporary pavillion, Enel Contemporanea 2008, Venezia, Italy, 2008 On the occasion of 11th International Architecture Exhibition Biennale di Venezia The installation, homage to the city of Venice, takes on the force of nature and opposes it, offering an isolated

NJS08_GIANELLINA

A12 Modular element, Fondazione Remotti, Camogli (GE), Italy, 2008 The project for the seating system “NJs08/gianellina” moves from the fascination for a common object, typical of everyone’s experience in the Italian urban landscape: a plastic road-block, used to fence street

NJS08_GIANELLINA

A12 Modular element, Fondazione Remotti, Camogli (GE), Italy, 2008 The project for the seating system “NJs08/gianellina” moves from the fascination for a common object, typical of everyone’s experience in the Italian urban landscape: a plastic road-block, used to fence street

GREEN ROOM

A12 Temporary pavillion, Busan, Busan Biennial, South Korea 2006 Realized at the Busan Biennale, it is located in the city center, on the banks of its most important river that runs through a densely built urban environment and, at that

GREEN ROOM

A12 Temporary pavillion, Busan, Busan Biennial, South Korea 2006 Realized at the Busan Biennale, it is located in the city center, on the banks of its most important river that runs through a densely built urban environment and, at that

SALA/SAAL

A12 Installazione Museion, Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea Bolzano, Italia 2006 While walking though Museion’s halls, the visitor has the alienating experience of encountering two absolutely identical spaces, each the duplication of the other, and together a faithful mirror of

SALA/SAAL

A12 Installazione Museion, Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea Bolzano, Italia 2006 While walking though Museion’s halls, the visitor has the alienating experience of encountering two absolutely identical spaces, each the duplication of the other, and together a faithful mirror of

ISTANBUL/MAGENTA

A12 IX Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul, Turkey 2005 Deniz Palas, Garanti Building, Kavala and Antrepo no. 5 storages, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Bilsar Building, Italian Workers Society building are the seven venues of Istanbul Biennial. Seven buildings with different characteristics,

ISTANBUL/MAGENTA

A12 IX Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul, Turkey 2005 Deniz Palas, Garanti Building, Kavala and Antrepo no. 5 storages, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Bilsar Building, Italian Workers Society building are the seven venues of Istanbul Biennial. Seven buildings with different characteristics,

CADAVRE EXQUIS

A12 Collages and sculptures, mixed media, “In the name of the father”, Galleria Sonia Rosso Turin, Italy, 2005 A collective reflection about our masters, playing a surrealist game.

CADAVRE EXQUIS

A12 Collages and sculptures, mixed media, “In the name of the father”, Galleria Sonia Rosso Turin, Italy, 2005 A collective reflection about our masters, playing a surrealist game.

THE LACK PROJECT

A12 Tensta Konsthall, Spanga (Stockholm), Sweden 2005 Around the end of 1970 one of the Ikea product managers discovered a solid wooden table with a very thick top and legs. One of Ikea’s best sellers, the LACK table, came out

THE LACK PROJECT

A12 Tensta Konsthall, Spanga (Stockholm), Sweden 2005 Around the end of 1970 one of the Ikea product managers discovered a solid wooden table with a very thick top and legs. One of Ikea’s best sellers, the LACK table, came out

LAB

A12 Temporary Pavilion, Kroller Muller Museum,Otterlo, Nederlands 2004 LAB is the first open air exhibition in the sculpture-park of the Kroöller-Müller Museum. The metaphor of the labyrinth, as a possible interpretative device to represent the contemporary urban condition, was the

LAB

A12 Temporary Pavilion, Kroller Muller Museum,Otterlo, Nederlands 2004 LAB is the first open air exhibition in the sculpture-park of the Kroöller-Müller Museum. The metaphor of the labyrinth, as a possible interpretative device to represent the contemporary urban condition, was the

MBB (MOBILE BIENNALE BUILDING) 3000TM

A12 Second International Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China 2002 Octava Bienal de la Habana, La Habana, Cuba 2003 50^ Biennale di Arte di Venezia, Venice, Italy 2003 SESV, Spazio espositivo di Santa Verdiana, Galleria dell’Università di Firenze, 2003 “Dentro il fuori,

MBB (MOBILE BIENNALE BUILDING) 3000TM

A12 Second International Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China 2002 Octava Bienal de la Habana, La Habana, Cuba 2003 50^ Biennale di Arte di Venezia, Venice, Italy 2003 SESV, Spazio espositivo di Santa Verdiana, Galleria dell’Università di Firenze, 2003 “Dentro il fuori,

TEMPORARY LIBRARY (00_01)

A12 Fondazione Teseco. Exhibition Strategies against architecture. Pisa, Italy 2001. Fondazione Pistoletto. Exhibition Connecting culture. Biella, Italy 2003.   An industrial container is customized to contain a transportable library. The roof is removed, the interior is painted pink. A new

TEMPORARY LIBRARY (00_01)

A12 Fondazione Teseco. Exhibition Strategies against architecture. Pisa, Italy 2001. Fondazione Pistoletto. Exhibition Connecting culture. Biella, Italy 2003.   An industrial container is customized to contain a transportable library. The roof is removed, the interior is painted pink. A new

LA ZONA

A12 Padiglione temporaneo 50th Intl. Art Exhibition Venice Biennal, 2003 La Zona is a temporary pavilion for the display of contemporary arts, installed in the Giardini della Biennale, in Venice, during the 50th International Exhibition in 2003. Located in an

LA ZONA

A12 Padiglione temporaneo 50th Intl. Art Exhibition Venice Biennal, 2003 La Zona is a temporary pavilion for the display of contemporary arts, installed in the Giardini della Biennale, in Venice, during the 50th International Exhibition in 2003. Located in an

11.12.1972

A12 Exhibition, Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy, july 2002 The title of the project indicates a randomly selected date in which the local newspaper of Genoa listed 85 movie theaters that showed a wide array of movies. The project explores the actual

11.12.1972

A12 Exhibition, Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy, july 2002 The title of the project indicates a randomly selected date in which the local newspaper of Genoa listed 85 movie theaters that showed a wide array of movies. The project explores the actual

TRACCE

A12 Urban Intervention, for the festival “La strada rovescia la città”, Isola Neighborhood, Milan, 2001 ¬†

TRACCE

A12 Urban Intervention, for the festival “La strada rovescia la città”, Isola Neighborhood, Milan, 2001 ¬†

SWING

A12 Installation, Fuoriuso, Pescara, 2000

SWING

A12 Installation, Fuoriuso, Pescara, 2000

FOLIE

A12 Temporary Pavilion inside the Exhibition “La Ville, le Jardin, la Memoire” French Academy, Villa Medici, Rome, 2000 The pavilion, built modifying a prefabricated greenhouse, during the exhibition was used to host an archive of artist gardens curated by Barbara

FOLIE

A12 Temporary Pavilion inside the Exhibition “La Ville, le Jardin, la Memoire” French Academy, Villa Medici, Rome, 2000 The pavilion, built modifying a prefabricated greenhouse, during the exhibition was used to host an archive of artist gardens curated by Barbara

empty/SUMI

A12 Manifesta, European Biennale of Contemporary Art “manifesta 3” Ljubliana, Slovenia, 2000. The project empty/sumi refers to the theme of the exhibition “Borderline syndrome” introducing an element able to alter the perception inside the body of the city itself, leaving

empty/SUMI

A12 Manifesta, European Biennale of Contemporary Art “manifesta 3” Ljubliana, Slovenia, 2000. The project empty/sumi refers to the theme of the exhibition “Borderline syndrome” introducing an element able to alter the perception inside the body of the city itself, leaving

HUMBOT

A12 Installation, ZKM Karlsruhe, 1999 The installation is presented as a physical place to “stay”, made of the accumulation of materials recovered and built through on-site work, which functions simultaneously as a container and as a counterpoint to the site

HUMBOT

A12 Installation, ZKM Karlsruhe, 1999 The installation is presented as a physical place to “stay”, made of the accumulation of materials recovered and built through on-site work, which functions simultaneously as a container and as a counterpoint to the site