2-24 february 2013
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome
In co-production with Fondazione Musica per Roma
Curated by Domitilla Dardi and Elisabetta Pisu
Designing Sound Objects is the first international exhibition on the relationship between design and sound. Designing Sound Objects is an exclusive journey among products, installations and performances, featuring great international designers whose research focuses on sound – also the source of inspiration for their artistic creations. An original way to describe the other side of design: not only beauty and usefulness but – especially in recent times – its appeal to the senses. Loudspeakers by great past and present names as Castiglioni, Zanuso and Starck will feature in the exhibition and Kef Muon loudspeakers by Ross Lovegrove will be presented in Italy for the first time. Also on display innovative and experimental musical instruments as AirPiano by Omer Yosha, everyday objects as the kettle by Sapper for Alessi, and the original personalized door bells by Munari and Mosconi at the exhibition “Invece del campanello” (Instead of a door bell). Besides, artistic installations by Ferreri, Quiet ensemble and Simma, and new ideas by young international talents working on sound, noise and silence in an exceptionally new way.
credits: Achille e Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Radiofonografo stereofonico RR126/RR226, 1965 , Brionvega Collection