Roberto Zancan, PhD, is Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at HEAD – Geneve. He has been Deputy Editor of the monthly magazine of architecture, design and art Domus, head curator of Inside the Academy Program for BE OPEN Foundation and associate researcher at UNESCO Chair in Conservation and Regeneration of Urban Heritage of Iuav University in Venice; Professor of History and Theory of Environmental Design at UQAM University of Montreal.
Founder of the group Ground Action, his works have been selected for the official section of the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Biennial of Design in Ljubljana and Triennal of Lisboa. He wrote Corrispondenze: Teorie e storie dal landscape, et Spazialismi italiani. Recently he published L’architecture par l’intérieur. Concepts et imaginaires d’une discipline en devenir.
Sound, narrative, performative and spatial sequences
These lectures highlight the physical and material dimension of montage in various contexts outside cinema. Through musical composition, theatre, architecture or literary creation, montage can be a technique as much as a…
Hey, Hey, My My… Can Monuments Ever Die?
By Roberto Zancan, with interventions by Elena Pirazzoli and Luigi Guzzardi
All those who have visited the Venice Biennale have noticed a monument on the waterfront in front of the Giardini, almost in front of the Swiss Pavilion. It is the famous memorial…