About the Book
Nucleo is an atelier composed by a dozen of artists, designers and artisans chosen to give projects an artisanal form. The artworks, made by resin, wood and metal, have as a common ground a history conceived in its complete form of past, present and future, that is then manipulated and folded in accordance with creation, investigating Mankind through Time. NUCLEO’s research is expressed in every artefact, explicating the original and three dimensional material aspects that are innate in everyday objects. The work of NUCLEO is material and conceptual at the same time: made by many hands, has the ambition to combine three forms of knowledge, theory, practice and production (theoria, praxis and poiesis). Studio Nucleo artworks are mostly inspired by the evolution of the earth and of the humans. Nucleo as a kind of contemporary ministrel, love to narrate epic story about the change of the world during the history, creating crossover between past and present, we like puts emphasis on important facts, symbols, signs, objects, materials that have changed the life of the humans as in "Metals", "Stone Fossil" or invent next future stories as in "Souvenir Of The Last Century". Nucleo’s designs have been exhibited worldwide: in Netherlands (The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2017), Switzerland (Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève, 2016), Italy (Triennale Design Museum, Milano, 2014; Mart, Museum of modern and contemporary arts. Rovereto, 2013; Fondazione Re Rebaudengo, Turin, 2009), Brazil (Museu Nacional do Conjunto Cultural da República, Brasília, 2008), Germany (Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 2005), Spain (Marco Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo, 2005 ), France (Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 2004), and the United States (Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh 2004; Chelsea Art Museum, New York, 2004; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2003) and exhibiting in leading Fairs specializing in art and design.