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(f)ACTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE - WAVES installation, Milan Design Week 2019

9th – 13th April 2019 , One Works Creative hub

(f)ACTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE - WAVES installation, Milan Design Week 2019

For this year’s Milan Design Week, One Works is pleased to present WAVES, a unique installation by Francesca Benedetto, with the artistic collaboration of Violaine Buet, that inaugurates "(f)ACTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE", a cycle of exciting initiatives promoted by One Works and curated by Daniele Moretti, Managing Editor at Sky TG24, who aims to stimulate discussions on the importance of a new project for the world.

Event Details

When: 9th April 2019 - 13th April 2019
Where: One Works Creative hub - Via Sciesa 3, Milan
Installation opening hours: 14.30 – 20.00

Expressing commitment to a new project for the world, One Works wished to provide a strong statement during the most important Design events of the year, with a symbolic installation.

Curated by Francesca Benedetto, Design Critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and founder of the YellowOffice studio, and in collaboration with Violaine Buet, seaweed designer and member of the Department of Seaweed (a transdisciplinary and international platform for algae research as a resource Sustainable) "WAVES" will physically transport visitors through a series of waves at increasing heights made of seaweed, expressing a tangible experience of climate change in progress.

The evocative journey culminates with the vision of a number of recent interesting documentaries themed on theme of climate change and personally selected by Daniele Moretti - winner of the Teletopi 2018 Award for Best Videostorytelling with the documentary ‘The State of the Arctic’ and coordinator of the Sky Ocean Rescue project ‘A Sea to Save’.

The installation, which will be visible from April 9th ​​to 13th from 2.30 pm to 8.00 pm, was also made possible thanks to the support of important partners such as: Aakhon, ABK emozioni in superficie, Aresi Wood Technologies, Artemide, Barbini Specchi Veneziani, Bertolani Costruzioni Srl, Bruno Pedroni, Busnelli Metal & Glass Working, Castello di Cigognola, Eco Contract, FAAC, Laboratorio Morseletto, Orsoni Venezia 1888, Peverelli, Resstende Corp, Slalom Acustic & Partition Systems, Sto Italia, TREND Group

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Photo by Andrea Martiradonna