The Lake Como Design Festival is back, the fourth edition will take place from 17 to 25 September 2022 in Como, with a rich program consisting of exhibitions, talks and events that will actively contribute to making a vast public discover the immense artistic and architectural heritage present. on the lake territory. The theme chosen for the fourth edition is Neo-nomadism, a concept that ranges between real and digital life: a path on new nomadisms read both from a cultural and work point of view, today increasingly conditioned by the economic gap and climate change. An investigation on how the constant movement of people is characterizing this particular historical moment, thus also influencing creativity.The collective exhibition Erranti is one of the protagonists of the events and is curated by Francesca Alfano Miglietti and will see the participation of some of the best known Italian and international artists and designers: Hanna Burkart, Franko B, Letizia Cariello, Gianni Cinti, Cesare Fullone, Alessandro Guerriero, Stephan Hamel, Francesco Jodice, Roberto Kusterle, Enzo Mari, Antonio Marras, Sandro Mele, Bruno Munari, Andrea Nacciarriti, Daniela Novello, Fabio Novembre, Marco Paganini, Lucia Pescador, Cesare Pietroiusti, Franco Raggi, whose works suggest different attitudes, ways of living and thinking about the changing relationship between identity, territory and border. , the objects and projects that will provide the starting point for in-depth reflections on the idea of going and on the nomadic condition read both physically and symbolically. A combination that will lead the public to become an active, attentive and wandering spectator. At the White House, the historic residence of the Lake, for the first time open to the public, design returns to the protagonist in the special exhibition created in collaboration with Galerie Philia, which will host a selection of designers within the spaces of the historic residence. Lorenzo Bini, Agustina Bottoni, Cara / Davide, Samuel Constantini, dAM Atelier, Piotr Dabrowa, Draga & Aurel, Emelianova Studio, Pietro Franceschini, Karu Design, Jan Garnareck, Lupo Horiōkami, Morghen Studio, Frederic Saulou will present this unique installation on the two floors of the White House, while the Nobel Hall of the Casartelli Science Museum will host a selection dedicated to contemporary design. The Design Contemporary Selection will exhibit the projects of independent designers and galleries selected by the Festival.The curator of the meetings section at Villa Gallia, entitled Refreshment design talk, has been entrusted to the journalist Prashanth Cattaneo. The program will see guests architects and designers, industry professionals and intellectuals who will face – from different perspectives and with different skills – the theme of Neo-nomadism by sharing their work and love for design. a path of knowledge that is increasingly indispensable in an era of globalization that helps to know and remember, through site-specific exhibitions of art and design, the diversity in a renewed dialogue between different cultures.
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