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The Litta Variations / Opus 5 – News #2/2019 – Artmining, Japan Creative, XL Extralight

The Litta Variations / Opus 5
9 – 14 April 2019

The Litta Variations / Opus 5 follows the path of previous editions to explore the Piano Nobile and its elegant halls.

ARTMINING is a project that searches for new opportunities to promote and share the work of Korean artists around the world. ARTMINING MILANO 2019 features the work of twenty-six creative talents displayed throughout three of Palazzo Litta’s halls. The exhibition is a multisensory experience that brings together works of contemporary Korean art, crafts, and design.

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ARTMINING | Variation of space series by Yoon Sol

The participation of Japan Creative, a non-profit organization founded to promote and
disseminate contemporary Japanese craftsmanship, offers an overview of its latest projects,
created in collaboration with internationally renowned studios Raw-Edges and Formafantasma. The brand promotes the new values of monozukuri, i.e. the manufacturing skill that produces unique products using techniques and materials deeply rooted in the artisanal traditions specific to various regions of Japan. The organization is known for its collaborations with cutting-edge designers from around the world.

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JAPAN CREATIVE | CONDE HOUSE by Raw-Edges

A.X.A.P. as extra as possible is the name of the installation of XL EXTRALIGHT® and SCUOLA POLITECNICA DI DESIGN SPD (Polytechnic School of Design), designed by Matteo Ragni Studio for The Litta Variations. The installation, designed for the students of Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD, is linked to a play on words – as extra as possibleas light as possibleas comfortable as possibleas unique as possible and highlights the extraordinary versatility of the XL EXTRALIGHT® Material and how it might be used in new and unexplored fields. The set-up is divided into two spaces: the first is a more conceptual installation that expresses the lightness of this ingredient brand while the second is a gallery of the students’ work.

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XL EXTRALIGHT® and SCUOLA POLITECNICA DI DESIGN | A.X.A.P. by Matteo Ragni Studio