“We believe that design and creativity are characterized by curiosity and understanding: they are the basis for solutions, representations and suggestions to interpret contemporaneity and improve life”: thus dean of the European Institute of Design Group Richard Balbo commented on the participation of the students of the Master’s program in Fine Arts for the Digital Age in the first edition of Alcova alla Miami Art Week 2023. The project of the Milanese students, coordinated by the visual artist Martin Romeois the interactive video mapping experience Denise which invites participants to embrace the unknown as an integral part of our existence. “We are excited to participate in Miami Art Week for the first time and present a work that invites people to consider the unknown and noise as part of our existenceBalbo added. “Alcova is an important cultural platform and the perfect context to share IED’s unique training approach“.
The interactive video mapping experience “Denoise”
Get inspired by T groupthe influential group of Italian film artists of the 1950s, the multisensory installation transformed Room 35 of the Selina Gold Dust Motel on Biscayne Boulevard a “theatre journey”, combining volume, surfaces and sound on multiple narrative levels. Adaptation of the students’ final project presented last September in Milan, Denise It is a profound collaborative effort by Daniela Cimarelli, Emma Scarafiotti, Sofia Masiello, Monica Rivolta, Erica Gariboldi, Mattia Solazzo, Ottavio Mannarino and Kamilla Lucarelli M which improves the concept of noise reduction (denoise) and translates the noise itself into a positive act of recognition, tolerance and artistic appropriation.
Fine Arts students at IED in Miami
Individually, the students reinterpreted the work of Group T and presented seven communication situations – Parallel languages, simultaneous translations, disharmony, impossible dialogues, barriers, new silences And Entrances – through sculptures, animations and stories. Together, each artist’s individual works become choralthat inhabits the concept of noise and stimulates reflection on everyday situations, human connections, correlations between machines and human-machine interactions.