DYM is a heterogeneous group of designers, architects and visual artists who experimented with the possibilities of interactive media as a medium to carry out in urban contexts. It aims to create synesthetic experiences, focusing on information and on the displacement of meaning which the imagination can create videos in unusual contexts. It ‘a project open and constantly evolving to fit from time to specific contexts.
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Mecanics for dreamers
It is a way of construction of mechanical analog machines that produce sounds and awaken wonder.The machines come from the creative reuse of recycled materials and industrial waste. Up to date have been conceived, designed and built machines that work and produce sounds through the water, air, fire.
Needless Studio was founded in June of 2010 in Rome by the idea of a diverse group of students with different aptitudes. After an initial period of research, the collective is increasingly oriented towards sustainable design and reuse of materials, creating cultural initiatives with the aim of discovering and promoting attitudes compatible with nature. Handicraft production, sharing of knowledge and know-how are the basis for workshops and meetings organized during the first year of business: to make the public aware of the added value that an object can have self-produced, not only in strictly economic or emotional , but also emotional and cultural. This creates the basis for thinking in a broader perspective, where the achievement of partial independence from the current industrial process is the first step towards a more complex redesign, sustainable and ecological production chain, taking inspiration from the natural development which does not there are differences, but only input for other processes. Needless Studio is a meeting point for developing a strong network based on the sharing of ideas, resources, and thoughts on the free dissemination of culture and skills.
Orizzontale is a collective of architects based in Rome whose main object of interest is formed by the process of reactivation of municipal waste. Starting from the interception of places, things and ideas thrown out of the loop (re) production of the metropolis, Orizzontale active collaborative processes in the form of performances or installations, “public acts” during which the waste material and intangible ridiano mutually sense. From 2010 Horizontal has promoted some homebrewing projects for public spaces relational, in which, forming images of abandoned cities and unpublished, was experimenting with new forms of interaction between urban residents and the commons, while putting to the test limits of the process of architectural creation.