During Milan Design Week, the beating heart of Milan Old Town, 5 Vie, becomes a new cultural and art district characterized by design and innovation. A series of design events will be happening all around the city, at the same time as Milan Design Week, but let’s take a closer look at what will happen in this design district.
“5 Vie” District
Seletti Design Pride
Design Pride is the most democratic party of Milan Design Week. A parade filled with balloons, music, dancing, and performances that will last a big part of Wednesday afternoon, on April 10.
Address: starts from Piazza Castello and ends in Piazza Affari
Territorial Design, Genius Loci
In the name of arts and crafts, the big guest of honour chosen for the 2019 edition of Fuorisalone of the 5vie Design District is Ugo La Pietra, with the exhibition Territorial Design, Genius Loci.
Address: Via Cesare Correnti 14
Kiki Van Eijk and Joost Van Bleiswijk
A Dutch duo who work on the limits of self-production, showing their love for materials and craftsmanship through their design projects.
Address: 14 Via Cesare Correnti
“Human Code” by Roberto Sironi
An installation in the courtyard in the heart of the 5VIE and a series of ten unpublished works in the underground spaces of the SIAM headquarters. An art exhibition during Milan Design Week that explores through art, science, and technology.
Address: Fonderia Battaglia
“The Last Wax” curated by the artistic director of the Battaglia Bellavance-Lecompte Foundry
The art exhibition tells, through 12 new works, how Alvarez transformed the extruder to work the wax, creating shapes that will then be cast in bronze and become unique pieces.
Address: Unknown information
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