in the courtyard of the university…

The Salone always does lots of flashy things in the courtyard in Milan’s Università Statale, but its a tough battle fighting with all that architecture…judge for yourselves:

…in yet another of the University’s courtyards Photosynthesis by Akihisa Hirataat, blurb below

Surface by Alessandro & Franceso Mendini

Big bags” by Patricia Urquiola for Missoni

Architect’s eye” by Speech Tchoban & Kuznetsov

A stainless steel sphere with LED system creates the image of a human eyeball that rotates to look upwards as well as ourselves. The iris changes colour and the pupil increases and decreases in size and in between all that, it fades in and out images and video of abandoned monuments of the Russian avant-garde…hmmm

…meanwhile outside i really liked this bar sign (even though an old man came out and glared at me for taking a photo!)…

Other posts from this and previous Salones

serendipitous interacting children

fuorisalone and potholes

les danseuses

burning down the house


top notch people watching

bring on the dancing horses

salone spaces


future artist

salone di milano




salones past2

salones past

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