Anthos Scenography – Polimoda Commencement Present 2023 / (ab)NORMAL
Textual content description offered by the architects. On the event of 104th Pitti Uomo, (ab)Regular has designed the scenography for Polimoda’s extremely anticipated annual Commencement Present, titled “Anthos”. The occasion, which came about on June fifteenth within the new B4 constructing at Manifattura Tabacchi, showcased a formidable lineup of 25 collections, comprising over 100 appears crafted by Polimoda’s prime designers from all around the world.
SCENOGRAPHY. Whereas preserving the economic attraction of Pier Luigi Nervi’s constructing, a translucent wall splits the house into two components: one half hosts the friends, the opposite serves as backstage. On the perimeter, a scenographic white curtain utterly obscures the showspace from pure gentle. Moments earlier than the present begins, a fastidiously orchestrated play of lights unveils a charming spectacle of shadows and silhouettes, exposing the dynamic flurry of exercise and meticulous preparations unfolding behind the scenes. This suave presentation grants the viewers a glimpse into the enigmatic realm on the opposite aspect. The translucent wall, composed of modular polycarbonate panels spanning over 80 metres, features each as a filter, concealing the invisible mechanics behind the scenes, and as a canvas, showcasing the collections of the scholars.
CIRCULARITY. All supplies used within the scenography have been fastidiously chosen with end-of-life issues. After the present, each ingredient has been dismantled and returned for additional processing. Notably, the polycarbonate panels will probably be remodeled into new supplies, embodying the ethos of regeneration and innovation. Sustainability is on the core of the Anthos Commencement Present, exemplifying (ab)Regular’s dedication to waste discount and reimagining the lifecycle of scenography components. LOCATION. The Polimoda Commencement Present came about on the new B4 wing of the Manifattura Tabacchi, an integral a part of an city regeneration challenge. Located inside this contemporary growth are Polimoda’s workshops. The situation itself is a rationalist construction designed by architect Pier Luigi Nervi, which superbly showcases Polimoda’s state-of-the-art strategy whereas embracing up to date and accessible spatial utilisation for inventive expression.