Serpentine Galleries, 2020
The website www.cambio.website4 collects all the research outcomes and compiles an archive of documents, videos, books and articles on the topic.
Notes, References and External Links1. Serpentine Galleries. Contemporary art gallery in London's Kensington gardens with a year – round programme taking place across two galleries, in the park and online. Artistic director Hans Ulrich Obrist.
2. Cambio / Serpentine Exhibition film. Formafantasma are designers who dissect the ecological and political responsibilities of their discipline. Their holistic approach reaches back into the history of a particular material used by humans, out towards the patterns of supply chains that have developed to support and expand its use, and forward to the future of that material’s survival in relation to human consumption.
3. The Cambio catalogue is published by Walter Koning and designed by Joost Grootens with contribution by: Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rebecca Lewin, Paola Antonelli, Paulo Tavares, Emanuele Coccia, Lesley Green, Jennifer Anderson and a selection of interviews conducted during the research period.
4. The website www.cambio.website collects all the research outcomes and compiles an archive of documents, videos, books and articles on the topic.
– FF x Serpentine Galleries. Commissioned by London’s Serpentine Galleries, Cambio is an ongoing investigation into the extraction, production and distribution of wood products. The multidisciplinary approach highlights the crucial role that design can play in our environment, and its responsibility to look beyond the edges of its borders.
ContributorsCONCEPT, DESIGN Andrea Trimarchi, Simone Farresin.
FORMAFANTASMA TEAM Riccardo Badano, Simón Ballen Botero, Gregorio Gonella, Jeroen Van De Gruiter, Johanna Seeleman, Peter Sorg.
EXHIBITION CURATED BY Rebecca Lewin, Curator, Exhibitions and Design Natalia Grabowska, Assistant Curator
FURNITURE PRODUCTION Giacomo Moor
PHOTO CREDITS George Darrell, Gregorio Gonella
Marco Carrer, University of Padua, Padua Emanuele Coccia, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris Vanessa Richardson, Environmental Investigative Agency, London Gaia Amazonas, Bogotá Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam Magnifica Comunita di Fiemme, Cavalese Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Leiden Philipp Pattberg Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren Thünen Institute, Hamburg Sissel Tolaas, Smell Researcher and Artist Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
FORMAFANTASMA EXHIBITION SUPPORTED BY Nicoletta Fiorucci Russo – Fiorucci Art Trust
SUPPORTING PARTNERS Flos, Pictet, Rinascente
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT Sarah Arison, Jay Franke, Cockaine, Kingdom of The Netherlands.
VIDEO PRODUCTION BY C41
FURNITURE COURTESY Galleria Giustini Stagetti
IN KIND SUPPORT FROM IFF Ink and scent communication
DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SUPPORTED BY Bloomberg Philanthropies
LiteratureWallpaper*, Formafantasma named Designer of the Year: Wallpaper* Design Awards 2021
The Guardian, Formafantasma: Cambio review – how good is wood?
WSJ Magazine, How Design Can Change the World
Volkskrant, De manneen van ontwerpduo Formafantasma
Dezeen Talk, Formafantasma discuss their Cambio exhibition in conversation with Dezeen
Wallpaper*, Formafantasma asks: what is the global impact of wood consumption?
C41, Formafantasma Cambio
Stir world, Formafantasma's 'Cambio' talks about wood at the Serpentine Galleries in London
TL Magazin, Formafantasma on ‘Cambio’ and Practicing Change Through Design
Elledecor, Alla Serpentine a Londra, la mostra Cambio di Formafantasma
Triennale, Cambio, Milano Animal City e foreste
Designboom, Formafantasma surveys the evolution of the timber industry
Azure Magazine, Formafantasma: Cambio
Design at large, Perché Cambio dei FormaFantasma alla Serpentine di Londra
Artribune, Formafantasma, Cambio, Serpentine Galleries, 2019
Domus, For Formafantasma, “sustainability is a utopia”
Surface, Formafantasma: Cambio
FLOS, Formafantasma about Cambio
Disegno daily, Formafantasma’s Findings
Mousse Magazine, Design, Reset: Studio Formafantasma
Cambridge Core, Formafantasma: 'Cambio', at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery
Fast Company, Timber is having a moment. Should it?
Metro, Seeing the Wood for the Trees – Formafantasma – Cambio – 30
Lampoon, Formafantasma – the biggest utopia of modernity
Damn, Cambio by Formafantasma
E-flux, Serpentine Galleries and e – flux present: Formafantasma
ICON, Formafantasma’s century – spanning exhibition Cambio
Flash art, L’indissolubile Interconnessione tra le Specie: Formafantasma
Ad Italia, Il senso del legno per i Formafantasma
Friedman Benda, Design in Dialogue #68: Formafantasma