One of the most recent Design Districts of the Milan Design Week is Porta Venezia in Design. Even though it has recently been structured as an organic path during the Fuorisalone, Porta Venezia is a long-standing participant in the Milan Design Week, back in the early stages.
The exhibitions and the Palaces of Milan
In 2019, several exhibitions are held in the area. At Palazzo Bocconi, in corso Venezia 48, Azimut Capital Management showcases the contemporary art installation Voliumani, by Barbara Vistarini.
The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship comes back to Villa Mozart (Via Mozart 9), with DoppiaFirma, a project by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte. A collection of 19 original works or small collections, the result of the creative exchange between a designer/artist and a craftsman, or manufacture of excellence.
Finally, FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano presents at Villa Necchi Campiglio (in Via Mozart 14) the exhibition “La stanza di (The room of) Filippo de Pisis. Luigi Vittorio Fossati Bellani and his collection“, curated by Paolo Campiglio and Roberto Dulio.
Art and design
Between art and design, there is the space of Creazioni d’Interni (Via Rosolino Pilo 16) by Giampiero Romanò, a self-taught Milanese art-designer who creates artistic mirrors. East Market Shop (via B. Ramazzini 6), on the occasion of Fuorisalone hosts ODD Garden, the garden design event ‘Jungle in Flux‘. POP Milano, in via Tadino 15, presents “Design goes POP“; the illustrations by Francesco Poroli dress a tableware line and picnic set, in limited edition and recycled materials.
Park Associati studio hosts “Insecure: Public Space in the Age of Big Data”, a project by Žan Kobal and Weixiao Shen, curated by Virginio Briatore; Veneziano + Team studio presents “Words”, a collection of objects by Luciana Di Virgilio and Gianni Veneziano, in Francesco Hayez street, 8. 1P/Primo Piano, located in viale (avenue) Abruzzi, opens its experiential concept space to visitors, who will be able to try out the interactive workstations with technological solutions for shops and showrooms.
Finally, FAI organizes a tour of the Art Nouveau Palaces, the beautiful architecture for which the area of Porta Venezia is known since ever.
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