Ü60 – design per il domani
9 - 14 April 2013
THE MEETING BETWEEN GENERATIONS will be a central theme during the Salone del Mobile when we will publicly ask THE QUESTION MUST I ASK AN OLD MAN? and ZONA K will be dressed in the Ü60 exhibition – design for tomorrow.
In the same context, on Wednesday 10 April we will be presenting the book
Re-birth: grandmothers and grandfathers tomorrow. Intergenerational ties in a complex society by Cristiana Ottaviano, University of Bergamo.
Exhibition of some objects created by the Faculty of Design and Art of the Free University of Bolzano (I), the Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule in Halle (D) and the Angewandte Kunst in Schneeberg (D). The content of the exhibition, which has already been presented at the Grassi Museum in Leipzig and at the IMM – Internationale Möbel Messe in Cologne, is the result of a cooperation project that began in February 2012 and revolves around a series of objects designed for the elderly in an attempt to avoid the medical aesthetic that usually characterises them. The aim of the exhibition is to raise awareness of the issue of ageing in contemporary society in a more general way, not only by focusing on the design of the objects, but also by thinking about a targeted mediation of this issue.
PLAY K(ei) is also 0-99