Giorgia Montanari, Erica Mora, Riccardo Zanazzi, Alessia Lattanzio, Jermay Michael Gabriel Yhonnas, Marvin Gabriele Nwachukwu, Javier Arevalo: this is the team from Accademia di Brera and Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti of Milan that is ready to interpret the Globes of Weplanet. A team of young artists with dreams and hopes for a better future: “Art,” they say, “is an important tool to wake people up and to directly communicate the urgent needs of the planet.”
Intense days prior to the holiday break, in the atelier inside the Central Station in Milan. In an afternoon of year-end farewells the Laboratorio filled up with visitors to observe the artistic approach of a project that sets out to promote environmental sustainability. The artists involved, focusing on this theme, have created the first installations, including those by Giulio Cappellini and Fabio Pietrantonio.
In the large workspace the globes, still in their unfinished state in recycled plastic, are joined by those under construction. The painstaking process fascinated everyone on hand. Including Stefano Zecchi, the Venetian philosopher and former professor of Aesthetics at Università degli Studi in Milan. He was joined by many art lovers and people interested in the issues of sustainability: from Ezio Ronzoni, CEO of Banca Galileo, to Beppi Fremder and Pamela Carnelli of Fabbrica Pelletterie Milano, Giovanni Fassi of Fassi Gru Spa and Simona Police of iSemprevivi, the non-profit organization for education and psychological solidarity.
At this point the Atelier closes its doors for a few days: in the new year, the globes will be back as the protagonists, and in the hands of artists and designers they will take form in the world to come.