Elena Gianni

A Surreal Doubt. Iocose Group’s Works

IOCOSE is the name of a collective born in Bologna in 2006. Their style, although being lightheartedly artistic-prank, also includes in its practices a series of questions which arise from a mature relation with the Internet, new media and social networks. Among other exhibitions, IOCOSE also presented their works at the last edition of The Influencers in Barcelona.... READ MORE...

New Educational Models: The Amazing Ciid Institute

I have been in Copenhagen for two months and I haven't seen anything yet: no museums nor exhibitions. It's not that Copenhagen is that big, nor that public transport is inefficient, we are talking about the extremely well-run capital of Denmark; the reason why is that I spend all my time at school. The Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) is a project recently set up by Simona Maschi and Heather Martin. In collaboration with the Danish Design school (DKDS), the CIID offers a year long, intensive master in Interaction Design to a very limited number of students. The educational activity is now in its second year and it is supported by a research laboratory and a consultancy which has contacts with private companies. The program has links with various companies which cooperate with the students and provide research briefs based on the reality of the market.... READ MORE...

Fluid Forms: Fluid, Digital And Personalized Objects

3D printers are machines which allow us to print a physical object starting from a digital model. The name 3D printer is explicit enough to let us imagine what it is about, but also unknown enough to allow our imagination to travel towards sci-fi-like scenarios... READ MORE...

I-realize: Analyze This For A Better Future

Two days to notice unsolved problems, introduce (technological?) solutions and stimulate the creation of new disruptive start-ups in different areas of work. The event-conference I Realize - The Art of Disruption has been presented on its own website and was held on June 9-10 in the fantastic studios Virtuality Media Park in Turin. The stimulating the birth of start-up events in two days is definitely an ambitious goal. And by all appearances the goal was achieved.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Dario Neira: The Flesh Become Word

(Italiano) A Torino si trova il PAV, parco d'arte vivente, nato su quella che prima era un'area industriale, una industria metalmeccanica per sospensioni di auto. Piero Gilardi, uno degli iniziatori del progetto, ex-presidente del parco, lo definisce come: 'un cantiere ininterrotto, un intreccio dialogico di esperienze aperto alle alteritˆ innovative, in omologia con i sistemi viventi della biosfera'.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Soundscapes Alternativi Per Citta’ Possibili

(Italiano) In occasione di Club to Club 2008, Lorenzo Brusci ha presentato al Lingotto di Torino 'Possible Cities_Alternative Urban Soundscapes', un'installazione di moduli sonori innovativi disegnati da Brusci stesso grazie al supporto tecnico dalla famosa B&C Speakers. Il progetto e' stato portato avanti dall'artista e suondesigner toscano insieme agli studenti del corso di Sound Design dello IED di Milano... READ MORE...