Gabriele Oropallo

Research Fellow, Design History
Mobiltelefon +4748189164
Rom GM 338
Besøksadresse Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Postadresse PB 1020 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Gabriele Oropallo er et designhistoriker. Hans nåværende forskningsprosjekt studerer behandlingen av varighet i alderen på bærekraftig design. Hans tidligere arbeid sett på temaer som politisk engasjement i design, og den urbane dimensjonen av grafisk design.

Før Universitetet i Oslo, var han et Marie Curie Fellow ved University College London, hvor han også underviste designhistorie, og organiserte en rekke av offentlige seminarer om virkningen av ideologi og samfunnsengasjement på design praksis. I 2013 deltok han i São Paulo Arkitekturbiennalen som en del av gruppen Arquipélagos Urbanos. I 2014, et prosjekt han utviklet med Joanna van der Zanden og Cynthia Hathaway, "Repair Society", ble presentert på Istanbul Designbiennalen.

De andre institusjoner som han har blitt assosiert som gjesteforeleser eller gjesteforsker inkluderer den Zürich Hochschule der Kunst (ZHdK), og det University of California, Berkeley

Hans nye publikasjoner inkluderer kapitler for redigerte bøker som Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Objects (Bloomsbury, 2014), Made in Italy: Rethinking a Century of Italian Design (Bloomsbury, 2013), Writing Design: Words and Objects (Berg, 2011), og katalog essays for utstillinger arrangert i Triennale Design Museum i Milano, og SESC i São Paulo.

Undervisning

KUN2201/4201 – Design Culture: Ten Things (Høst 2015)

KUN4500 – Design in Nature (Vår 2016)

PhD-Kurs – Design History in Practice: Theory, Method, and Materials (Vår 2015)

PhD-prosjekt

"Making or Unmaking the Environment: The Role of Envisioning in the History of Sustainable Design" (pdf) 

Emneord: Design, Miljø, Klimaendring, Bærekraftighet, Arkitektur, Designhistorie

Publikasjoner

“Between Pragmatic Utopia and Broken World Thinking: The Elevation of Repair”, in Jilly Traganou (ed.) Design and Dissent (London: Routledge, forthcoming). 

“Designing Guilt in the Age of Sustainability”, in Guy Julier and Anders V. Munch (eds.) Design Culture: Object and Approach (London: Bloomsbury Academic, forthcoming). 

“People Have the Power: The Implications of Labour-Intensive Making in the History of the Appropriate Technology Movement”, in Susan Luckman and Nicola J. Thomas (eds.) Crafting Economies: Contemporary Cultural Economies of the Handmade (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017).

22 entries on Italian and Dutch designers, in Clive Edwards (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Design, 3 Vols. (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015).

Review of the documentary Design is One, by Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra. AIS Design: Storia e Ricerche 4 (2014).

“Wind-Up Radio,” in Grace Lees-Maffei (ed.) Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Things (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014).

“Design for the Real Lifespan: Comparing Two Twentieth-Century Strategies for Social and Economic Sustainability through Life-Cycle Planning,” in Helena Barbosa and Anna Calvera (eds.) Tradition, Transition, Trajectories: major or minor influences? (São Paulo: Blucher, 2014).

“This Way to the Exit: The Re-Writing of the City through Graphic Design (1964-1989),” in Kjetil Fallan and Grace Lees-Maffei (eds.) Made in Italy: Rethinking a Century of Italian Design (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013).

“The Secret Language of Objects: Geraldo De Barros’s Industrial Design,” in Fabiana de Barros (ed.) Isso: Geraldo de Barros (São Paulo: SESC, 2013).

“Digital Personal Fabrication: Social Actions, Ephemeral Objects,” in Priscila Lena Farias, Anna Calvera, Marcos da Costa Braga, Zuleica Schincariol (eds.) Design Frontiers: Territories, Concepts, Technologies (São Paulo: Blucher, 2012).

“The Form of an Example,” in Ester Manitto (ed.) A Lesson with AG Fronzoni: From Teaching Design to Designing Lifestyle (Genoa: plug_in, 2012; London: Unit Editions, forthcoming).

“The Urban Dimension of Graphic Design in Late Modernism,” in Giorgio Camuffo, Mario Piazza, and Carlo Vinti (eds.) Triennale Design Museum 5: Grafica Italiana (Mantua: Corraini, 2012).

“After the Dust Has Settled Over the War, Architecture Turns Into Evidence: In Conversation with Eyal Weizman,” in Donatella Bernardi and Noémie Etienne (eds.) Standing on the Beach with a Gun in My Hand: Eternal Tour Ramallah-Jerusalem (Geneva: Labor et Fides, 2011).

“Design as Language Without Words: AG Fronzoni,” in Grace Lees-Maffei (ed.) Writing Design: Words and Objects (Oxford: Berg, 2011).

Architettura dell’Occupazione. Spazio politico e controllo territoriale in Palestina e Israele (Milan: Bruno Mondadori, 2009), translation of Eyal Weizman, Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation (London: Verso, 2007).

Publisert 23. mai 2014 14:36 - Sist endret 16. feb. 2017 10:28