Over the past ten years, Rem Koolhaas, Pritzker Prize-winner and one of the most influential architects of his generation, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the legendary contemporary art curator and
Over the past ten years, Rem Koolhaas, Pritzker Prize-winner and one of the most influential architects of his generation, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the legendary contemporary art curator and artistic co- director at the Serpentine Galleries in London the “Interviews Project”, have carried out a series of interviews with the avant-garde groups of 20 th century architecture. During UniversoAssisi, they will conduct a public conversation with the three member of Superstudio (Adolfo Natalini, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, Gian Piero Frassinelli), the iconic radical architecture group founded in Florence in 1966 and still one of the most important influence on contemporary architecture today.
Rem Koolhaas / Hans Ulrich Obrist / Superstudio
Hans Ulrich Obrist: Hans Ulrich Obrist is the art director of the Serpentine Galleries in London. He has also served as the curator of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Since 1991, he has curated more than 300 shows. He won the CCS Bard Award for curational excellence in 2011 and the Folkwang International Award for his commitment to the arts in 2015. He has spoken at conferences at international academic and art institutions and is a contributing editor for several magazines. His most recent publications include Ways of Curating, The Age of Earthquakes, with Douglas Coupland and Shumon Basar, and Lives of The Artists, Lives of The Architects.
Superstudio: An avant-garde architectural collective composed of Adolfo Natalini, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, Roberto Magris, Gian Piero Frassinelli, Alessandro Magris, and Alessandro Poli. Superstudio was a major part of the Radical Architecture movement and later committed to an anthropological refoundation of architecture. Superstudio co-founded Global Tools, a series of workshops aiming at developing collective creativity. For twenty years, they have conducted research on objects, settings, and architecture through design and construction.
(Friday) 6:30 pm
Tempio della Minerva – Colonnato