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LAND FLAG: FROM WASTE TO NEW MATERIALS

For the first time, at the Lyceum inside the Fortezza da Basso will host Reflections, a new place for exhibitions, installations, conversations, ideas. At this edition, Andrea Caputo proposes Land Flag: From Waste to New Materials, a reflection on consumption and recycling. The installation exhibits, like an island, the plastic waste produced in a week by a professional studio of about six hundred square meters in which sixty people work.

Around this space, there will be a series of talks curated by design critic and curator Angela Rui. It will be a real dialogue between influential voices and the audience about developing a relationship and interacting with the Planet, through the observation of the oceans, the behavior of plants, the positioning of the Earth in time and interstellar space and production intended as a constant processing of matter.

As the Caputo installation addresses the issue of sustainability starting from a different interpretation of waste, guests will personally tell just as many new, viable and sustainable ways to review – and consequently rethink – the personal and collective bond we have with the planet.

The project is developed in collaboration with Reda a leader in sustainable fabric production.

TALKS CALENDAR

January 7th Tuesday – h: 12.00

Alex Bellini – Explorer, Populizer, Public speaker and Mental coach

January 7th Tuesday – h: 3.00 pm

Beatrice Leanza – Curator, Critic and Executive director of MAAT (Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon)

January 8th Wednesday – h: 11.00

Fabio Peri- Musician, Astrophysicist and Conservator of the Civic Planetarium “U. Hoepli” of Milan

January 8th Wednesday – h: 3.00 pm

Elise By Olsen – Editor, Publisher and Curator. Editor-in-chief of Wallet Magazine

January 9th Thursday – h: 11.00

Barbara Mazzolai – Director of the Center for Micro-BioRobotics (CMBR) of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), and Principal Investigator of the Bioinspired Soft Robotics (BSR)

January 9th Thursday – h: 03.00 pm

Vittorio Cosma – Pianist, Composer and Producer. Founder of the ‘Deproducers’

Original article: https://www.pittimmagine.com/en/corporate/fairs/uomo/news/2019/reflections.html