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Comrade Animal

Week
WEEK 5
Date
14–19 Aug 2022
Theme
Miscellaneous: Mundane hardware
Tutors
Parasite 2.0 (IT, UK)
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During the workshop „Comrade Animal“ the participants will explore  the relationship between man and animals through artistic rappresentation, design and architecture. The process should help us to reevaluate the extremely anthropocentric matrix with which we have shaped the global habitat. The participants will be focusing on the production of three and bidimensional artefacts starting from a series of artworks from the museums collection.

Parasite 2.0 (IT, UK)

Parasite 2.0 is a design and research agency based in Milan and London. Founded in 2010 by Stefano Colombo, Eugenio Cosentino, and Luca Marullo, they investigate the status of human habitats, acting within a hybrid of architecture, design, and scenography.

Parasite 2.0 has worked and collaborated with Triennale Milano, Copenhagen International Fashion Fair, Ikea, Terraforma Festival, Missoni, and Venice Architecture Biennale, among others.

They have taught at The Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, NABA Nuova Accademia Belle Arti Milano, Design Academy Eindhoven, and since 2016, they have been regularly teaching at MADE Program-Accademia di Belle Arti R. Gagliardi in Syracuse, Italy. Parasite 2.0 was awarded the YAP Young Architects Program MAXXI in 2016.

www​.par​a​sitepar​a​site​.com

Parasite 2.0 (IT, UK)

The Librarian Room — Photo by Alec Latan

Value Assesment - Photo by Francesco Stelitano

Value Assesment — Photo by Francesco Stelitano

Under Constrcution — Photo by Stefano Colombo

Desert Plateau — Photo by Asier Rua

Lapietra — Parasite 2.0