Broken Nature – Public Symposium




Symposiums Milan, Italy June 19, 2018

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This one-day symposium in anticipation of the upcoming XXII Triennale, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival, features four chapters—Restorative DesignMagic PragmatismComplex Systems, and Long-term Attitude—that act as investigative angles for the exhibition. The XXII Triennale will present design approaches that encourage a multifaceted and comprehensive reading of the issues threatening our collective existence; stimulate an appreciation of the systems in which individuals live and operate; and galvanize attitudes that consider life beyond the next few generations. This event, gathering an international group of designers, architects, scientists, curators, and thinkers from diverse backgrounds, will offer a dynamic exchange of opinions on these issues through presentations, panel conversations, video contributions, and keynote lectures.

The symposium speakers include, in alphabetical order: Paola Antonelli (curator of XXII Triennale), Adam BlyRania GhosnAlexandra Daisy GinsbergGabriella Gómez-MontJamer HuntSarah IchiokaKoyo KouohStefano MicelliMarina Otero VerzierElisa PasqualMariana Pestana, and Maholo Uchida. Others will be announced soon, as will the detailed program.

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