Analogia Project, by Andrea Mancuso and Emilia Serra, reappears in Ventura Lambrate with a new installation especially designed for the Fuorisalone 2013. Analogia’s theme is to explore and experiment the relationship between design and craftsmanship by using a new evocative visual language. This year the installation will be composed by a black vase “drawn” in the air, a white concrete table with irregular edges and white 20 x 20 cm tiles. The vase (Vase with Flower), created with an original installation technique, is drawn in the air hovering between flat and 3D, playing with the relationship between material and concept.
The table (The First Supper) is a fairy object with asymmetrical features that recalls childhood gadgets. The irregular surface seems to have a smooth consistency on which signs of a supper have been left. Depending on the light pointed on it, familiar shapes appear on the table suggesting a story happened around it.
The white tiles (The Storywall). The surfaces reproduce accurately archaeological fragments and ruins from the Museo del Castello Sforzesco di Milano, Museo Civico Archeologico di Milano, and from Musei Capitolini di Roma. Shapes coming from different times appear on the white ceramic surface recalling us that the past is still living in the present time: the space of the exhibition tells our Story, that has always been in a close relationship with Art. Virtual digital models of the archaeological artefacts have been acquired by using a cutting age technique and the prototypes have been used as ceramic moulds: it is an original project that explores the relationship between design, archaeology and craftsmanship in an experimental way.
The project is the result of a collaboration with master ceramist Alessio Sarri (one of the most talented ceramists, he collaborated with artists and designers such as Sottsass, Natalini, Du Pasquier e Morrison).Designer: Analogia Project Project name: Fuorisalone 2013
Photos: Giulio Boem