Bettina Tschumi at Fabrica on design

Bettina Tschumi at Fabrica on design

May 15, 2014 in Contemporary Art

I'm happy to share a short interview with Bettina Tschumi, Curator of Glass Art & Design Collection at mudac - Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland – realized during her recent lecture at Fabrica.

A clock is a clock: but the design? - Alessandro Benetton blog

A clock is a clock: but the design?

December 23, 2013 in Contemporary Art

The series of dialogues between Sam Baron and Fabrica designers continues with the Lebanese creative, David Raffoul. I am very pleased to host this highly stimulating conversation, as it explores different cultural approaches in the design world.

Mugs for all - Alessandro Benetton blog

Mugs for all

December 2, 2013 in Contemporary Art

I am pleased to host a short dialogue between Sam Baron, creative director of the Design department at Fabrica, and a young Portuguese designer from his team, Catarina Carreiras, who is the designer of a project that has struck me as an example of creativity applied to an everyday object.

Ai Pioppi Poster - Alessandro Benetton blog

“Ai Pioppi”, magical atmosphere

October 31, 2013 in Contemporary Art

“A branch falls, a leaf floats down, a bird flies by, a stone rolls. That’s how my ideas are born.”

Lisbon story for Fabrica

Lisbon story for Fabrica

October 29, 2013 in Contemporary Art

Fabrica, the centre for communication of which I am president, recently participated in the Lisbon Architecture Triennale as part of the exhibition “The Institute Effect”.

Marina Abramović Institute, a house for performance art

Marina Abramović Institute, a house for performance art

October 23, 2013 in Contemporary Art

Marina Abramović, a Serbian artist who has been living in New York for a while, is a living icon of performance art

A dialogue on design Europe versus Japan - Alessandro Benetton blog

A dialogue on design: Europe versus Japan

October 9, 2013 in Contemporary Art

My recent visit to Japan led me to prompt a dialogue on design between Sam Baron, head of design at Fabrica, and Ryu Yamamoto, a Japanese designer and architect on his team.

Beirut, capital of multiculturalism. Where the future is in the hands of the young

Beirut, capital of multiculturalism. Where the future is in the hands of the young

February 18, 2013 in Philosophy

Sam Baron is currently in Lebanon along with Fabrica’s design team for the “Fabrica Goes Lebanese” project. I thank him for using my blog to share his impressions of Beirut, a fascinating city rich in history and diversity, and where the real protagonists are young people.

 
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