Documentary by Francesca Molteni (2017, 62 min, Rating PG)
5th March 2019, 6.30pm
National Design Centre, Auitorium, Level 2
A film about 19 architects, designers and curators, such as Emilio Ambasz, Andrea Branzi, Alessandro Mendini, Gaetano Pesce, who played central roles in the Italian Radical Movement.
Looking at their works, walking with them through their cities alleys, listening to their revolutionary ideals, we find that the dreams, the utopias, the ideologies and the passion which have permeated their experience and their art are still alive nowadays.
RADICAL STORIES: Italian Radical Design
Talk by Franco Raggi & G. Pettena’s “Wearable Chairs” Performance
12th March 2019, 6.30 pm
National Design Centre, Auditorium, Level 2
Franco Raggi – architect, designer and critic who belongs to the original nucleus of the Italian radical architecture movement, delivers a talk about the radical period between the 1960s and 1970s and its legacy in contemporary times. This is accompanied by Gianni Pettena’s radical design performance “Wearable Chairs”.
Presented by the Embassy of Italy in Singapore.
Programme curated by Giulia Poli.
It is part of the Singapore Design Week and runs in conjunction with the Italian Design Day (IDD), initiative that celebrates the excellence of Italian design around the world.