Rinnovare il patrimonio. Learning from contemporary artists
Renew the legacy. Learning from contemporary artists
He’s director of the School for Spatial and Landscape Management (TSM - STEP) in Trento, Italy.
Keywords: Landscape, contemporary art, architectural practice, reduce-reuse-recycle, heritage
Three contemporary art projects suggest some useful reflections to introduce a discontinuity in the ways of thinking about the transformation of existing spaces going beyond the misunderstood oppositions as “old” and “new”. In Trentino, the artworks by Collective OP, Anna Scalfi Eghenter and Michele De Lucchi show how art and culture are extraordinary means for social innovation but also for promoting new architectural practices based on reduce, reuse and recycle that may be kept in mind for the development of further initiatives.