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  • Let me hear your body talk: an explorative journey to the ordinaries of Social VR, with Stefan Maier, Cenk Güzeli, Dominic Schwab. Digital FUTURES Workshop, online.

  • The Smallest of Worlds. VRHAM!, with Joan Soler-Adillon and Bettina Katja Lange. XR-Installatio. Virtual Reality and Arts Festival, Hamburg

  • The Smallest of Worlds. Les Ailleurs Exhibition, with Joan Soler-Adillon and Bettina Katja Lange. XR-Installatio. Digital Arts Museum  La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris

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Rituals of Solitude / Act III



Format: 3D Scanned Environment / Interactive Web Experience 

Status: 2022 

Collaborators: Cenk Güzelis, hund snc  

Commissioned by: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano  Faculty of Design and Art,
Daniel Tudor Munteanu , Davide Tommaso Ferrando

Curators:  Daniel Tudor Munteanu , Davide Tommaso Ferrando

Location: La Biennale, Venice

For more information about the project and all credits, please visit:                                                                ︎︎︎https://www.ritualsofsolitude.com/about

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The incredible story of the replica of John Hejduk’s House for the Inhabitant Who Refused to Participate is the subject of Rituals of Solitude, a transmedial exhibition in three acts curated by Daniel Tudor Munteanu and Davide Tommaso Ferrando, on the occasion of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale.

Conceived in the middle of the global lockdown, Rituals of Solitude is an expanding exhibition about the inversion of the traditional relationship between private and public space; about the paradoxical rituals by means of which homes are inhabited; about the ways in which visual technologies are domesticated and used as tools for self-representation and bonding; about the accumulation, fetishization and exhibition of objects in domestic interiors; and about the conditions of solitude that are generated by forced acts of isolation.




Unfolding Pavilion: Rituals of Solitude is organised in three acts:

Act I, presented in December 2020, is an online exhibition that documents the site-specific works produced during the residency in the House.

Act II is the offline and itinerant instance of the exhibition, first shown in Venice in May 2021 inside Contessa's former boat, moored at Punta della Dogana during the opening of the Architecture Biennale.

Act III, launched in January 2022, is a virtual environment that digitally reconstructs and reinterprets the spaces of the Venetian exhibition.


︎︎︎https://www.ritualsofsolitude.com/



Credits

Curators: Daniel Tudor Munteanu, Davide Tommaso Ferrando Exhibition
Design and Model Making: ErranteArchitetture (Sarah Becchio & Paolo Borghino)
Web Design and Development, Sound Design: hund (Ernesto Bellei, Federico Bergonzini, Antonio Alessandro Di Cicco, Simone S. Melis), Andrea Cappi
Photography and Video: Laurian Ghinițoiu; Stefano Di Corato (atelier XYZ)
Illustrators: Giovanni Benedetti, Marialuisa Montanari
Graphic Design: Magda Vieriu & Octavian Hrebenciuc
Photogrammetry and Digitalization: Cenk Güzelis; Uwe Brunner
Narrator: Alina Mihăescu
Production: Marco Ballarin; Carnets (Matteo Vianello, Davide Cecconello, Caterina Barbon, Marco Andreatta); Elisabeta Rabiniuc Mocanu, Ana Victoria Munteanu


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