Davide Rapp, architect and video artist, to lecture at KSUF CAED.
Davide Rapp, architect and video artist, will lecture on Tuesday 8 March at 5 pm at Kent State University Florence CAED. His lecture, titled “Found Footage Architecture”, will be introduced by prof. Paola Giaconia.
Davide Rapp (1980) is a Video Artist. Architect and Ph.D in Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano, he works across the fields of architecture and cinema producing mixed-media installations, movie montages and video-essays. In 2014 he participated as a contributor in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – Fundamentals (Biennale Venezia, 2014) with ‘Elements’, a 32 minutes long montage of short architecture-related clips specifically conceived for the exhibition ‘Elements of Architecture’ curated by Rem Koolhaas, the Office for Metropolitan Architecture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In 2021 he participated in competition at the 78th Venice International Film Festival with the virtual reality montage film “Montegelato”. His montage films and video essays have been screened in international museums and film festivals. The Milano Film Festival hosted his first retrospective in 2016 and the magazines “Cahiers du Cinéma” and “Sight & Sound” have included his montages among the most interesting video essays online. He is founder and creative director of the Milan-based creative agency ‘-orama’.