Brochure Origami Evolution

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SA.GE.VAN. MARMI Viale Zaccagna 6 54033 Carrara (MS) - Italy t. +39 0585 855485 f. +39 0585 55692,,

© Sagevan marmi s.r.l. collection 2013-2014 all rights reserved, made in italy + Art direction Danae project

SA.GE.VAN. MARMI specializes in processing slabs obtained from the typical white and “coloured” marbles from the Calocara A-102 Quarry in Carrara – marbles of high ornamental value like Statuario Venato, Calacatta, Paonazzo and Paonazzetto, as well as marbles with excellent techno-aesthetic qualities such as Statuarietto, Venatino, Bardiglio and the Bianchi di Carrara.



Lives and Works in Massa Carrara ,Italy

Carlo Alberto Gasparini studied Architecture at Politecnico di Milano where after graduation researched and taught about computational technologies for the construction of complex shapes. Currently he is working in the product development department of the design factory Alessi. His creativity investigates the boundaries between Art and Science, mixing different cultural inputs to embrace complexity and contradictions of reality. From virtual design to material construction he explores the use of digital tools and algorithms to generate speculative scenarios as

Corinna Balloni was born in the city of Massa,a beautiful city nestled between the Apuan Alps and the blue Mediterranean sea, a setting that affects the artistic choices , colors and material of her work.

She has participated in:

Corinna studied painting and illustration in Carrara and Florence. During her collaboration with Sagevan Marmi, she began her to work with marble and sculpture, and eventually took part in the most important fair in the field of art and design.

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Marble Weeks 2013 STILLABUNT. Verona Marmomacc 2013 REJII. Fuorisalone di Milano 2014 REJII and MARBLE DROPS Fuorisalone di Milano 2014 Anna G by Alessandro Mendini for Alessi with Carlo Alberto Gasparini. Fuorisalone di Milano 2015 ORIGAMI EVOLUTION. with Carlo Alberto Gasparini.

geometric expression of transformative processes. Examples of his works are the organic marble tables “t0” and “Anemone” sculpted through the use of advanced anthropomorphic robots and exhibited at the Marmomacc 2014, or the giant marble sculpture of the famous corkscrew “Anna G.” designed by Alessandro Mendini and also the paradoxical series of vases “Marble Drops” presented in collaboration with the artist Corinna Natalia Balloni at the Fuori Salone of Milano.

ORIGAMI EVOLUTION Corinna Natalia Balloni & Carlo Alberto Gasparini, 2015 Origami is the Japanese art of folding (“ori”) paper (“gami”).Paper and fold are the antithesis of marble and its techniques of sculpture. In this paradoxical exploration of geometry concepts of surface, deformable and light are opposed to those of volume, stiff and heavy.

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