June 6, 2016
A panel of keynote designers of the Radical Years (1962 to 1972)
seen through the work of Archizoom, Ettore Sottsass and Superstudio.
Wednesday June 8th, 2016 at 7.00 pm at Galleria Carla Sozzani.
Joining the panel will be:
Francesca Balena Arista, Curator and Design Critic
Dario Bartolini, Architect and Designer, Archizoom
Andrea Branzi, Architect and Designer, Archizoom
Roberta Meloni, Centro Studi Poltronova Director
Cristina Morozzi, Marangoni Institute Design Director
Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, Architect and Designer, Superstudio
“Poltronova Backstage”, curated by Francesca Balena Arista,
published by US publisher Fortino Editions is a foray into the past
of the Italian furniture company, Poltronova.
An in depth presentation of the radical ’60s now recognized as a pivotal moment
in the history of design, and here coherently presented through comments and
photographs taken by designers of their own works.