Program

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR TWENTIETH CENTURY

ARCHITECTURE IN ITALY

Construction of History, Design, Building Sites

 

November 24-25, 2016

Palazzo Lombardia, piazza Città di Lombardia - Milano

(Sala Biagi, Ingresso N. 4, 1.° piano)

 

PROGRAM

November 24, 2016

 

h. 9:30

Registration

 

h. 10:00/10:30

 

Opening Speeches and Institutional Addresses

 

Introduction

M.A. Crippa

The Reasons for a Conference

 

 

PANEL 1^

 

h. 10:30 / 13:00

 

An International Perspective

Introduction and Chair

Giovanni Hänninen (Politecnico di Milano)

 

The papers will consider current issues of architectural historiography (also achieved through photography), selecting important moments of the conception and construction of 20th century European architecture.

 

Franziska Bollerey

Architecture of the Twenties in Germany through the Camera Eye

 

Maria Inmaculada Aguilar Civeira (Cátedra Demetrio Ribes, Universidad de Valencia;

Consellería de Infraestructuras, Territorio y Medio Ambiente),

Engineers’ Eyes. Public Works and Photography in Twentieth Century Spain: charateristics of a Typology.

 

Break

 

Valeria Carullo (RIBA - Royal Institute of British Architects, London.)

British outlooks on Italian modernism

 

Angelo Maggi, (IUAV - Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia)

Re -interpreting Italy Builds: Italian Architecture according to George Edward Kidder Smith

 

 

PANEL 2^

 

h. 14:30/ 17:45

 

Italian Architects and Photography

Introduction and Chair

Marco Introini (Politecnico di Milano)

 

The contributions are expected to exemplify, according to consistent case studies, the relations between Italian architects and photography, concerning design culture, iconographical collections, technical researches and so on. Special attention will be given to prominent personalities of the Lombardia area.

 

Luigi Spinelli (Politecnico di Milano)

Photography and the Italian Architectural Magazines: The “Domus” by Gio Ponti

 

Ornella Selvafolta (Politecnico di Milano),

Modern Architects and Photography: Luigi Figini as a Case-study

 

Break 15:30/15:50

 

Fulvio Irace (Politecnico di Milano)

Photography as an act of interpretation. From pictures to historiography: Milan Novecento architecture

 

Ferdinando Zanzottera (Politecnico di Milano)

Virgilio Vercelloni and Photography: Client and Author of Visual Stories

 

Fabio Mangone (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)

Roberto Pane: Photography, Architecture and the City

 

Discussion

Moderator: Franco Raggi

(Ordine degli Architetti Pianificatori Paesaggisti e Conservatori della Provincia di Milano)

 

 

November 25, 2016

 

 

PANEL 3^

 

h. 9:30/ 13:30

 

Archives, collections and institutions

Introduction and Chair

Maurizio Savoja (Soprintendenza Archivistica e Bibliografica della Lombardia)

 

The section will examine public and private photographic archives and institutions, operating in the Lombardia area, that are crucial for the “construction” and the development of architectural history from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present.

 

Renata Meazza/Enzo Minervini(Regione Lombardia)

Workers and architects , craftsmen and engineers ,

architectural protagonists in stock photos of Regione Lombardia

 

Silvia Paoli (Civico Archivio Fotografico di Milano)

Architects and Twentieth Century Architecture in the in Paolo Monti Photographs

 

Tommaso Tofanetti (Archivio Fotografico della Triennale di Milano)

Photography, Installations and Ephemeral Architectures at the Milan Triennali

 

Maria Fratelli (CASVA - Centro di Alti Studi sulle Arti Visive, Milano)

Objects of Memory. Architectural Photographs in the CASVA Archives

 

Susanna Zatti (Musei Civici di Pavia)

The Urban Trasformations of Fascist Pavia through the photographs of Guglielmo Chiolini

 

Break

 

Fabrizio Trisoglio (Fondazione AEM-A2A)

The energy’s photographs: men, architectures and landscapes by the Aem

 

Andrea Lovati (Fondazione Fiera Milano)

Photography, Business communication and PR at Milan Trade Fair

 

Paolo Galimberti ( Archivio Ospedale Maggiore di Milano)

An unexpected client: the Ospedale Maggiore of Milan

 

Roberta Valtorta (Fondazione Museo della Fotografia contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Archivio dello spazio)

The Archivio dello Spazio project 1987-1997: a reading of historic architecture in contemporary landscape

 

Paolo Carpi, Studio Baukuh, Milano

The House of Memory of Milan

 

 

PANEL 4^

 

h.14:30/16:30

 

Construction-sites: Building Processes and Transformations

Introduction and Chair

Pier Franco galliani (Politecnico di Milano)

 

Reports will deal with the ‘photographic narratives’ of architecture construction yards, during the original building stages or successive transformations and maintenance over time. A special attention will be devoted to the constructive aspects and cultural features, typical of the polytechnic approach by architects and engineers.

 

Sergio Poretti e Tullia Jori (Università di Roma 2 Tor Vergata)

Photogenic Structures

 

Marida Talamona (Università di Roma 3)

Casa Malaparte: Photographs of the site and Chronology construction

 

Marica Forni (Politecnico Milano)

Photography in building Site: the QT8 case in Milan

 

Maria Antonietta Crippa (Politecnico di Milano)

The Construction of the Pirelli Skyscraper in Milan

 

Discussion

Moderator: Elisabetta Ripamonti

(Ordine degli Architetti Pianificatori Paesaggisti e Conservatori della Provincia di Lecco)

 

Break

 

 

PANEL 5^

 

h.16:50/17.45

 

Conference Conclusion

 

At its conclusion the conference will include: 1- a guided tour in spaces provided by the Lombardia Region of the exhibition showing posters selected from the conference call; 2- a tribute to architectural Photographers with the projection of films.

 

Posters Exhibition

Guided visit by

Ferdinando Zanzottera

 

End of Conference

 

 

PALAZZO LOMBARDIA

(Sala Biagi, ingresso n. 4, 1° piano)

Piazza Città di Lombardia - Milano

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