Talk: Sustainability: three different episodes
Pavillion 15, Arena “Design with Nature”
For Sustainability: Three Different Episodes, on the subject of transformation, research and sustainable innovation, Maria Cristina Didero, independent design curator and author, Curatorial Director of Design Miami/ 2022, has invited Victoria Siddall, a non-executive Director of Frieze, Chair of the Trustees of Studio Voltaire, and a founding member and trustee of the Gallery Climate Coalition, to illustrate the work of the Gallery Climate Coalition, which aims to identify and concretise environmentally sustainable guidelines for the arts sector. Daan Roosegaarde, a creative thinker, artist, innovator and developer of social projects exploring the relationship between people, technology and space, will discuss technological innovation and art: his aim is to accelerate the spread of social projects that will help save the planet and improve life in urban spaces. Driven by the belief that the world is in urgent need of change, Eva Feldkamp, founder and Director of All in Awe, will explain how to generate creative opportunities with positive social and environmental impact – her mission is to design a system that will connect creative sector colleagues with charities, non-profit organisations and the public sector.
Maria Cristina Didero is an independent design curator, consultant and author, who has collaborated with different magazines and contributed to many publications; she is currently covering the role of Milan editor for Wallapeper magazine. Didero has consulted for companies such as Vitra, Fritz Hansen, Lexus, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Valextra among others.
Victoria Siddall is a Non-Executive Director of Frieze, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Studio Voltaire, and Co-Founder and Trustee of Gallery Climate Coalition.
Siddall joined Frieze from Christie's in 2004. From 2014, she held the role of Global Director, taking over from the Founders of Frieze and leading four international art fairs across London, New York and Los Angeles. She oversaw the launch of both Frieze Masters and Frieze LA.
Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde (1979) is a creative thinker and maker of social designs which explore the relation between people, technology and space.
He founded Studio Roosegaarde in 2007, where he works with his team of designers and engineers towards a better future. Together they develop ‘Landscapes of the Future’ building smart sustainable prototypes for the cities of tomorrow.
Eva is the Founder and Director of All in Awe, a social enterprise with a global network of creative professionals at its heart. All in Awe partners with charities, non-profits and public sector projects to make creative skills accessible, promoting creativity as a powerful catalyst for community building and binding.