As for individuals belonging to a group, institutions are also to be understood as social bodies which need the closest settlement to aggregate. Companies are physically alongside each other, interconnected to the point of being able to converse among themselves, the distance would mark guilty isolation, absenteeism from decision-making power.
Japan is not the only one with a rhythm ” aesthetic”, characterized by the movement back and forth between sobriety and exuberance aesthetics.
This type of contrast undoubtedly occurs in all cultures. Japan is a fascinating case study, however, because both traditions, sober and exuberant, have a long and rich history.
Some elements of both traditions have derivations indigenous, while others were imported from abroad.
The Japanese have managed to integrate both trends, without trying to integrate them into a homogeneous whole. Rather, the Japanese seem to take pleasure in this duality
(cit. David and Michiko Young)
Photo shoots for Nike exhibit, for the occasion of Milano Design Week (Salone del Mobile & Fuorisalone exhibit and events).
10 progressive contemporary designers join Nike to explore Natural Motion through various mediums. Photo shooting on-location focuses both on visitors and designers installations.
“Well, what sort of man are you?
Come, make haste – begin – tell me your whole history.”
“My history!” I cried in alarm. “My history! But who has told you I have a history? I have no history…”
“Then how have you lived, if you have no history?” she interrupted, laughing. “Absolutely without any history! I have lived, as they say, keeping myself to myself, that is, utterly alone – alone, entirely alone. Do you know what it means to be alone?”
Video interviews for International Council of Museums Conference.
ICOM is the International Council of Museums, made up of 136 countries and territories, whose challenge is to ensure the conservation, and protection of cultural goods.
ICOM sets standards for museums in design, management and collections organization.
ICOM international missions for worldwide cultural heritages include:
Fighting the illicit traffic of cultural goods
Culture and knowledge promotion
Protection of tangible and intangible heritage
Last ICOM Conference has been an international cultural event which has involved museum professionals from 136 countries, and we‘ve been in charge of interviewing delegates from each country, about their experience with the community.
Those that follows are a few excerpts of our video interviews production
You can visit ICOM INTERNATIONAL youtube channel