Superdesign: When Design Wanted To Change The World
2017, Francesca Molteni, Italy, 67 min.
- Thu, Sep 14th 6:00pm
Nineteen key figures of the Italian Radical Design Movement retrace the history and heritage of the movement in this documentary. Stories and archival images recreate the “positive turbulence” of a revolutionary time when the need for change spread throughout the Western world and pervaded all aspects of life. Interviews include: Emilio Ambasz, Dario Bartolini, Andrea Branzi, Gilberto Coretti, Ugo La Pietra, Adolfo Natalini, Jim Walrod, and more. Presented in cooperation with Expo Chicago, the sixth international exposition of contemporary and modern art. In Italian and English with English subtitles. (Description courtesy of Expo Chicago)
Thursday, September 14: Director Francesca Molteni, artists and architects Gianni Pettena and Lapo Binazzi, and independent curator Maria Cristina Didero are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.