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Glass Utopia

6 March - 26 April 2020

Inspired by the Murano glass chandelier that Italian architect Enrico Taglietti and his wife Francesca installed at the Italian Ambassador’s Residence in Canberra in 1967, the Glass Utopia exhibition draws a parallel between Venetian contemporary glass production and the Australian experience.

A selection of contemporary glass pieces by Italian and Australian designers will stimulate a visual dialogue between the objects, artists and glassmaking traditions.

Curated by: Annalisa Rosso and Francesco Mainardi of Mr.Lawrence, Milan, Italy.

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Image Credit: Emily Dimozantos 2020

The Designers

Federica Biasi | Peter Bowles | Mel Douglas
Gala Fernandez | Liam Fleming | Elizabeth Kelly
Jenni Kemarre Martiniello | Federico Peri | Tom Skeehan
Stories of Italy | Zanellato/Bortotto | Matteo Zorzenoni

Oleum Vase, Bastum White, CALICI Low Lamp, Medium Bulrushes Eel Trap, Shell Weave Dillibag, Sombrero, Perla, Murini Quadrants, So Light 1/1 Pink, HARU Light, Interlinia, Push Pot, Red Sequentia, Red Whorl, Organic Geometry, Bind, Teather.

Meet The Curators

Glass Utopia is curated by Annalisa Rosso and Francesco Mainardi of Mr.Lawrence, Milan, Italy.

Mr.Lawrence is a Design and Brand Consultancy founded in 2018 by Annalisa Rosso, design writer, content consultant and independent curator, currently editor-in-chief of Icon Design magazine (Mondadori); and Francesco Mainardi (aka theBrandist), brand strategist and creative director, currently professor of Design Management at Istituto Marangoni.

Image Credit: Emily Dimozantos 2020