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BZ ’18-’45 was inaugurated on July 21, 2014 in the presence of the Italian minister of culture Dario Franceschini. Built around the crypt that lies beneath Marcello Piacentini’s 1926-1928 Monument to Victory, it consists in a center documenting the turbulent history of Bolzano and the Alto Adige region between the ends of World War I and World War II. BZ ’18-’45‘s subtitle is: one monument / one city / two dictatorships (see the gif below crafted by my collaborators at
 
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- July 23, 2014

Every now and then metaLAB holds a public event to showcase some work in progress, hack a device or two, resuscitate a multimedia piece or two from the vaults, and to start up some fresh conversations. In the past, such openLAB events have featured social games that make creative use of thermal receipt printers, Kinect-based gestural systems for remixing tracks on vintage vinyl recordings, an Arduino-armed book as an interface for navigating libraries. What’s an
 
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- April 30, 2014

With my friends and collaborators Elisabetta Terragni (Studio Terragni Architetti; Como/New York) and Daniele Ledda (xy comm; Milan), I’ve been musing over how to install our Panorama of the Cold War project at the MAXXI in Rome for the upcoming exhibition MIGRANTI. The show in question will be concerned with the migratory patterns of contemporary Italian architecture and its impact on the design process and product. In our case the focus is on our transatlantic
 
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- August 18, 2013

The on-site installation of GHOST at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art involves iPads distributed in ten locations within the museum. All are running GHOST live via wifi in the kiosk mode, so that as a landing screen visitors experience the open pages of a Guest Book where the (erased) titles of the six database documentaries fade in and out intermittently. The titles vanish the moment one touches (or mouses over them), even as the
 
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- May 11, 2013

Due to teaching obligations, I was unable to attend the October opening of SKI PAST at the Trento Tunnels (Le Gallerie), despite having worked closely with Daniele Ledda and XY communications in Milan on its design. I was finally able to visit the exhibition in early December and was very pleased with the overall result. Sports history museums (not to mention ski museums) aren’t usually known for fresh or innovative approaches to museology or installation
 
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- January 7, 2013
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