Exhibitions

Architect Antonino Cardillo’s list of exhibitions and lectures sorted by time at schools and museums


House of Dust

Open House Roma, Rome, 2‑3 October 2021

By invitation of Gaia Maria Lombardo, Alfredo Vattimo guided the visitors into the House of Dust at the Open House Roma.

Open House Roma is back on 2 and 3 October, after last year’s forced stop, the event that opens —⁠ ⁠literally —⁠ ⁠⁠the doors of private homes, historic buildings and contemporary architecture of the city: there are more than 200, specifically, the places that can be visited for free, from historical architectures such as the Casa delle Armi by Luigi Moretti at the Foro Italico, to the very modern ones, such as the BNL headquarters in Tiburtina, from private homes, such as the House of Dust by Antonino Cardillo, at the recently restored Troisi cinema. —⁠ ⁠Vanity Fair

Area 3, Open House Roma Guide, 2021

Area 3, Open House Roma Guide, 2021


A synchronicity of cultures and civilisations

Dessauer Gespräche, Dessau Institute of Architecture, Bauhaus Campus, Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, 13 November 2019

Johannes Kister invited Cardillo to talk at the Bauhaus DIA.

In diesem Wintersemester haben wir den ‚Italienischen Sommer‘ zu Gast bei den Dessauer Gesprächen. Beginn ist am 13. November mit einem Vortrag des sizilianischen Architekten Antonino Cardillo über ‚A synchronicity of cultures and civilisations‘. —⁠ ⁠Johannes Kister

Walter Gropius, Bauhaus, Dessau, 1925-26. Photography: Antonino Cardillo, 2019

Walter Gropius, Bauhaus, Dessau, 1925‑26. Photography: Antonino Cardillo, 2019


From Zak McKracken to House of Dust

Rome Video Game Lab, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Rome, 11 May 2019

Diego Grammatico and Giovanna Marinelli invited Cardillo to talk as part of Rome Video Game Lab.

In video games, architecture is so powerful that it even distorts the idea that the user has of reality. —⁠ ⁠Antonino Cardillo

Antonino Cardillo, Da Zak McKracken ad House of Dust, Rome Video Game Lab, ed. Diego Grammatico and Giovanna Marinelli, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Rome, Teatro 11. Photography: Danilo Balducci

Antonino Cardillo, ‘Da Zak McKracken ad House of Dust’, paper presented to the Rome Video Game Lab, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Theatre 11, Rome. Photography: Danilo Balducci


The making of Rome’s Off Club

Inside/Out, ‘Interior Design Programme’, School of Architecture, Royal College of Art, London, 22 January 2019

Yara Boulos and Riccardo Rizzetto invited Cardillo to talk at the Royal College of Art.

I. Vision. The intuitive function
II. Construction. Language as the “House of Being”
III. Individuation. The afterward detection
 —⁠ ⁠Antonino Cardillo

Antonino Cardillo, The making of Rome’s Off Club, Inside/Out, Royal College of Art, South Kensington, Lecture Theatre 1, London. Photography: Riccardo Rizzetto

Antonino Cardillo, ‘The making of Rome’s Off Club’, paper presented to the Inside/Out, Royal College of Art, South Kensington, Lecture Theatre 1, London. Photography: Riccardo Rizzetto


Vaults, grottoes, arches and polychromy

Heinze ArchitekTOUR Kongress, STATION-Berlin, Berlin, 23 November 2017

Cardillo was keynote speaker of the Heinze ArchitekTOUR.

Language is the house of Being, in its home man dwells. Those who think and those who create with words are the guardians of this home. —⁠ ⁠Martin Heidegger

Antonino Cardillo, Vaults, grottoes, arches and polychromy, Heinze ArchitekTOUR Congress, STATION-Berlin, Hall 3, Berlin. Photography: Marcus Jacobs

Antonino Cardillo, ‘Vaults, grottoes, arches and polychromy’, paper presented to the Heinze ArchitekTOUR Congress, STATION-Berlin, Hall 3, Berlin. Photography: Marcus Jacobs


Mitte/Rand Salon mit Antonino Cardillo

Mitte/Rand Verlag, Berlin, 21 November 2017

By invitation of Stephan Burkoff and Jeanette Kunsmann, Tim Berge interviewed Cardillo.

Antonino Cardillo ist ein Architekt mit außergewöhnlichem Werdegang und nicht weniger kontroversen Positionen. Über seine Arbeit spannt sich ein Nebel, der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, Wahrheit und Illusion verschwimmen lässt. Am Dienstag, dem 21.11.2017, sprach Tim Berge beim ersten Mitte/Rand Salon in die Marienstraße mit Antonino über seine Anfänge, seine Haltung zur Antike und die Sexualität der Architektur. —⁠ ⁠Mitte/Rand Verlag

Tim Berge with Antonino Cardillo, Mitte/Rand Salon, Marienstraße 10, Berlin. Photography: Markus Hieke

Tim Berge with Antonino Cardillo, Mitte/Rand Salon, Marienstraße 10, Berlin. Photography: Markus Hieke


House of Dust

Rooms. Novel Living Concepts, Triennale di Milano, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan, 2 April‑12 September 2016

By invitation of Beppe Finessi, Cardillo showcased House of Dust at the Palazzo dell’Arte.

Extremely beautiful metaphysical spaces, rooms that seem to speak of layer upon layer of memories, colour palettes never before seen in interior architecture: a new author who has carved out a place entirely his own in the history of this discipline within just a few years. —⁠ ⁠Beppe Finessi

Beppe Finessi, ‘Antonino Cardillo, 2013: casa “House of Dust”, Roma’, Stanze: Altre Filosofie dell’Abitare [exhibition], XXI Triennale, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan. Photography: Cristoforo Anile

Beppe Finessi, ‘Antonino Cardillo, 2013: casa “House of Dust”, Roma’, Stanze: Altre Filosofie dell’Abitare [exhibition], XXI Triennale, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan. Photography: Cristoforo Anile


Faked Reality

Constructed Realities, Goethe‑Universität, Deutschen Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt a.M., 1 Dezember 2015

By invitation of Chris Dähne, Frederike Lausch and Bettina Rudhof, Cardillo talked at the Deutschen Architekturmuseum.

Der Vortrag widmet sich den digitalen Bildern von Cardillo unter der um- fassenden Perspektive einer Zusammenschau von Bild, Modell und Wirklichkeit und reflektiert seine Entwürfe als global visuals. —⁠ ⁠Carolin Höfler

Carolin Höfler, Die Traumhäuser von Antonino Cardillo, paper presented to the Constructed Realities, ed. Chris Dähne, Frederike Lausch and Bettina Rudhof, Frankfurt am Main, Goethe–Universität / Deutsche Architekturmuseum. Photography: Antonino Cardillo

Carolin Höfler, ‘Die Traumhäuser von Antonino Cardillo’, paper presented to the Constructed Realities, Goethe‑Universität, Deutsche Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt am Main. Photography: Antonino Cardillo


Min

Space & light: A pop-up exhibition, Sir John Soane’s Museum, Breakfast Parlour No. 12, London, 13 September‑11 October 2014

By invitation of Abraham Thomas, Cardillo showcased Min at Sir John Soane’s Museum.

As part of the London Design Festival 2014 we have invited six artists and designers whose work incorporates the theme of space and light to exhibit their latest work as part of this exhibition. Showing here are a collection of one-off pieces and never-before-seen products. The display features work by Paul Schutze, Ab Rogers, Antonino Cardillo, Sebastian Bergne, Mineheart and Tiipoi. —⁠ ⁠Soane Museum

Antonino Cardillo: Min, Space and Light [exhibition], Sir John Soane’s Museum, Breakfast Parlour, No. 12 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London. Photography: Antonino Cardillo

‘Antonino Cardillo: Min’, Space & Light [exhibition], Sir John Soane’s Museum, Breakfast Parlour, No. 12 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London. Photography: Antonino Cardillo


House of Dust

‘Intermediate Unit 2’, New Soft Room, AA School, London, 20 November 2013

By invitation of Ana Araujo, Takero Shimazaki, and Alexandra Savtchenko‑Belskaia, Cardillo talked at the AA School.

Hot on the heels of our Sicilian love affair, Intermediate Unit 2 presents an evening to transport us once more to the stone island’s spectacular sensuous atmosphere and rich cultural syncretism. —⁠ ⁠Alexandra Savtchenko‑Belskaia

Antonino Cardillo, paper presented to the Intermediate Unit 2, AA School, New Soft Room, 36 Bedford Square, London. Photography: Marco Ponzianelli

Antonino Cardillo, ‘House of Dust’, paper presented to the ‘Intermediate Unit 2’, AA School, New Soft Room, 36 Bedford Square, London. Photography: Marco Ponzianelli


Light and rendering

Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, London, 15 November 2010

By invitation of Ana Araujo, Cardillo talked at the Chelsea College of Arts.


Antonino Cardillo, Light and rendering, paper presented to the Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, London. Photography: Simone Greggi

Antonino Cardillo, ‘Light and rendering’, paper presented to the Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, London. Photography: Simone Greggi


Lime and Limpid Green

Wallpaper* future 30, Architecture Biennale of Rotterdam, Chabot Museum, Rotterdam, September 2009‑January 2010

By invitation of Ellie Stathaki and Jonathan Bell, Cardillo showcased Lime and Limpid Green House at the Chabot Museum.

At a time of uncertainty in the global housing market, the Wallpaper* future 30 show that innovation is within reach of every aspiring client, bringing fresh architectural thinking from around the world into the expansive sprawl of the modern city. —⁠ ⁠Wallpaper* magazine

‘Antonino Cardillo: Model 17’, Wallpaper future 30 [exhibition], 4th IABR, Chabot Museum, Rotterdam. Photography: Ellie Stathaki

‘Antonino Cardillo: model 17’, Wallpaper* future 30 [exhibition], 4th IABR, Chabot Museum, Rotterdam. Photography: Ellie Stathaki


Tales of Light

John Foxx DNA, The Horse Hospital, London, 27‑31 July 2009

By invitation of John Foxx, Cardillo exhibited Ellipse 1501 House and Tales of Light at The Horse Hospital.

The exhibition featured work by visual artists, film-makes, illustrators, Manga comic artists and musicians who have been inspired by different aspects of John Foxx’s 30-year career. They include films by Alex Proyas, Jonathan Barnbrook, Antonino Cardillo, Japan’s Macoto Tezka, electro pioneer Gary Numan, and animator Ian Emes, alongside prints by Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran), one of Tokyo’s most famous Manga artists Reiko Okano, Karborn, and John Foxx himself. —⁠ ⁠Dennis Da Silva

‘Antonino Cardillo: Ellipse 1501 House, John Foxx DNA [exhibition], The Horse Hospital, London. Photography: Antonino Cardillo

‘Antonino Cardillo: Ellipse 1501 House’, John Foxx DNA [exhibition], The Horse Hospital, London. Photography: Antonino Cardillo


Антонино Кардилло

Architectural Dialog 08, Artindex, Popov Central Museum of Communications, St-Petersburg, March‑November 2008

By invitation of Sergei Kovaliov, Cardillo showcased his works at the Popov Central Museum of Communications.

Публикуются портфолио современных архитекторов и дизайнеров, организаций и фирм, осуществляющих проектную и проектно-строительную деятельность как в России, так и за рубежом. Представляет практический интерес как для широкой аудитории, так и является реальным инструментом для специалистов инвестиционного-строительного бизнеса и оформления интерьера. —⁠ ⁠Сергей Ковалев

‘Antonino Cardillo: Let There Be More Light, Birnbeck Island, Canto Sospeso, Ellipse 1501 House’, Architectural Dialog 08 [exhibition], Artindex, Popov Central Museum of Communications, St-Petersburg.

‘Antonino Cardillo: Let There Be More Light, Birnbeck Island, Canto Sospeso, Ellipse 1501 House’, Architectural Dialog 08 [exhibition], Artindex, Popov Central Museum of Communications, St-Petersburg.