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''ballo + ballo''

Milan

A gallery of portraits reproduced on small backdrops realized in Digital printing on the film for rear-projection RNB - Nebbia, whose glazed surface reacts very well to the light and is particularly proper for certain printings for the exhibitions.The gallery reflects itself on the floor covered with black TIL - Iris Lucido floor.
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The white limbo realized with the film for front projections PBO - Bianco Ottico that welcomes the public at the entry simulating a photographic back-stage. «
Some still life performed by the Studio Ballo.The show was organized thanks to the collaborations with some designerses, with the historical files and with a lot of firms that produced, in the years, the photographed objects. A lot of the photos that the studio conceived for names as Aulenti, Bellini, Boeri, Castiglioni, Rossi, Sottsass, Starck, Vigo, only to quote some of them, entered the collective imaginary and still today are quoted as images of reference.

The halls of the exhibition were furnished and darkened with the use of several fabric backdrops made of FBR - Bruxelles velvet 99. black, of CGO - Gobbi 99. black and 3. grey, of COS - Oscurante 99. black molton, of ASC - Sceno muslin 99. black.
A gallery of portraits reproduced on small backdrops realized in Digital printing on the film for rear-projection RNB - Nebbia, whose glazed surface reacts very well to the light and is particularly proper for certain printings for the exhibitions.The gallery reflects itself on the floor covered with black TIL - Iris Lucido floor.
RNB - Nebbia and black TIL - Iris Lucido floor.The project by Enrico Baleri and Luigi Baroli renewed the PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea with an experimental installation.
Aldo Ballo (Sciacca, 1928 - Milano, 1994) and Marirosa Toscani Ballo gave life, from the '50 to today, to the Studio fotografico Ballo, a boutique, a point of reference of the most important designerses in the most fascinating and vivacious period of the world design.
Project
Enrico Baleri
Luigi Baroli
Interviews
Catalog
Salvatore Gregorietti
Giovanna Calvenzi

The history of the Italian design and not only through the images of the objects and the protagonists of the exhibition
BALLO + BALLO, the language of the object through the photos by Aldo Ballo and Marirosa Toscani Ballo
PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea,
via Palestro 14, Milano, from April the 20th 2009 to June the 7th 2009

Materials used in this production

ASC - Sceno

Muslin and canvas

CGO - Gobbi

Duvetyne and blackout fabrics

Digital printing rear-illuminated backdrops

Printing on vinyl

FBR - Bruxelles

·Limited fabrics·

Frontal projection screens

Frontal projection screens

PBO - Bianco Ottico

Frontal projection films

RNB - Nebbia

Rear-projection films

TIL - Iris Lucido

Vinyl floors