program + exam

Achille Castiglioni in his studio, under an “Arco” lamp, sitting on “Sanluca” chair, next to a “Rocchetto” table.

In this page you have all the materials useful for the written part of the exam.

The exam will be based on the book: “Wobbly Solutions”

> Here the link to the book in its Kindle format (via Amazon)

> Here the link to the book in its iBook format (via Apple)

Here you have all the various materials we have seen together in class (they all refer to the above mentioned book):

> Introduction (part 1)

> Introduction (part 2)

> Introduction (part 3)

Before to enter the four by four grid (see introduction), it is useful to go through these links to get a broad understanding of some relevant figure/thoughts/ideas related to the XXth century (as seen in class). Without these people we would not have the contemporary design as it is

> Marcel Duchamp, “Making sense of Marcel Duchamp

> Marshall McLuhan, “The Medium is the Massage

> “1984” vs the “Brave New World” (or, Orwell vs Huxley…)

> Guy Debord and the “Society of Spectacle

Here below the sixteen links to the sixteen classes based on the 4 by 4 grid (please note that the class content has been organized around the forthcoming book by Walter Aprile and Stefano Mirti: “Wobbly Solutions”)

> 1. A single person for a single person

> 2. A single person for a small group

> 3. A single person for a big group

> 4. A single person for all

> 5. A small group for a single person

> 6. A small group for a small group

> 7. A small group for a big group

> 8. A small group for all

> 9. A big group for a single person

> 10. A big group for a small group

> 11. A big group for a big group

> 12. A big group for all

> 13. The mass for a single person

> 14. The mass for a small group

> 15. The mass for a big group

> 16. The mass for all

> Some final thoughts

Here, a final link: the page with all the names, in order to browse through them in an easier way

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