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Sala del Capriccio
2018
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2016 - 17
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2018
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2017
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2016
- Two Lamps
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- Monument à Torcy
2016
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Premio Antonio Giordano
2016
Art-On Cascina
2015
BoCS Art

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2016-19
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ROBOCOOP is an experimental and research art duo project with a background in architecture, currently living between Rome and London.  

Mark

Souvenir from La Giudecca




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Unfolding Pavilion 2018: Little Italy / Giudecca Social Housing (IACP), Venice, IT
May 25-30, 2018 / 16th Venice Architecture Biennale


Souvenir from La Giudecca 

Kitsch-pop installation

In 1971, Haus-Rucker-Co, an Austrian radical architectural collective, designed Palm Tree Island, a sort of an oasis world where nature was preserved from the urban infrastructural context. This suggestion, reminding an idyllic space protected from the urban environment, kept form in a space spectacular sphere. The operation of including the urban landscape in a cliché is evidently inverse for this case: in Haus-Rucker-Co case, it was aiming to conserve nature against urban growth, while in our proposal, the whole scenery will be forced and closed in a sort of cliché box.



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Nowadays we are witnessing a devaluation of the urban landscape, in particular the Italian one: it is mostly underrated, hardly depicted and mainly forced in different kind of a stereotype, as souvenirs do. Intentionally provocative, “Souvenir from La Giudecca” wants to underline the strict line between the consecration and the preservation of this architecture: from one point of view, the proposal rising up the Gino Valle’s social housing complex as a monumentum to discover and appreciate in our architectural heritage world, from the other one, it wants protecting and preserving his status inside the historic urban fabric of La Giudecca.




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Mark