Antenna Fantasma

Antenna Fantasma was a weekly live program of conversations around design, ecology and sustainability hosted by Formafantasma.

Antenna Fantasma was produced during lockdown in response to the temporary closure of Formafantasma’s Cambio exhibition as a way of exploring ideas of ecology and design examined in the show through conversations with designers, architects, academics, scientists and curators who contributed. Guests included Paola Antonelli (MoMA), Stefano Boeri (Architect), Rebecca Lewin (Serpentine Galleries) and more.

Formafantasma (Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin) are designers who dissect the ecological and political responsibilities of their discipline. Their holistic approach reaches back into the history of a particular material used by humans, out towards the patterns of supply chains that have developed to support and expand its use, and forward to the future of that material’s survival in relation to human consumption.

Antenna Fantasma #1: Rebecca Lewin, Curator of Exhibitions and Design at the Serpentine

 

Antenna Fantasma #2: Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design, and Director of R&D at MoMA

 

Antenna Fantasma #3: Stefano Boeri, Architect, professor and Chairman of Fondazione La Triennale in Milan.

 

Antenna Fantasma #4: Mauro Agnoletti, Director of the Laboratory for Landscape and Cultural Heritage, University of Florence

 

 

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This sixth conversation is featuring Formafantasma and Mauro Agnoletti, Director of the Laboratory for Landscape and Cultural Heritage, University of Florence. Mauro Agnoletti was coordinator of the forestry history research group of the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) and vice president of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH). He is president of the Landscape Observatory of the Tuscany Region, president of the Scientific Committee of the FAO program on the agricultural landscape (GIAHS) and has been scientific expert of the European Landscape Convention and Unesco. Among his most recent works: “Il paesaggio come risorsa. Castagneto negli ultimi due secoli” (Ets 2009); Paesaggio rurale (Edagricole 2010); “Il paesaggio nella Cavalcata dei Magi” (con M.A. Signorini, Pacini Editore 2010) and “Storia del bosco. Il paesaggio forestale italiano” (Laterza 2018)

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Antenna Fantasma #5: Sissel Tolaas, Smell Researcher & Artist

 

Antenna Fantasma #6: Phillip Pattberg, Professor of Transnational environmental governance and policy at VU, Amsterdam

 

 

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The seventh conversation in @formafantasma’s series features Philipp Pattberg, Professor of Transnational environmental governance and policy at VU, Amsterdam. Philipp H. Pattberg is Professor of Transnational Environmental Governance and Policy at Vrije Universiteit (VU), Amsterdam. He specialises in the study of global environmental politics, with a focus on institutional complexity, functional overlaps and fragmentation across environmental domains (including climate change governance, biodiversity, forest and ocean governance). Pattberg heads the Department of Environmental Policy Analysis of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) and acts as Director of the Amsterdam Sustainability Institute (ASI). His next book, edited together with Oscar Widerberg, is Teaching Sustainability in the Anthropocene (Forthcoming 2020). #formafantasma #serpentinegalleries #london #design #research #collaboration #timber #policymaking #governance #cambio @serpentineuk

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Antenna Fantasma #7: Paulo Tavares, Architect, Writer & Researcher

 

 

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The eight conversation features Paulo Tavares, architect, researcher and writer based in South America. Paulo Tavares is an architect, designer and writer whose research focuses on the relationship between space, environment and conflict. In 2019 he co-curated the Chicago Architecture Biennale, has been a long-term collaborator with Forensic Architecture and in 2017 founded the agency autonama, a platform for urban research and intervention. He has published the books Des-Habitat (K. Verlag, 2019), Forest Law (Michigan State University, 2014) and Memoria da Terra (Apris, forthcoming). #formafantasma #serpentinegalleries #london #design #research #collaboration #timber #policymaking #governance #cambio

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Antenna Fantasma #7: Teresa Castro, Writer & Associate Professor in Film Studies at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

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