Denis Santachiara

Denis Santachiara

Italia

Denis Santachiara was born in 1950 in Campagnola R.E., Italy. He started his activity as designer for a car company. At the same time he started designing and realising analytic objects, which were often shown in personal and collective exhibitions. Since 1978 he concentrated his technological research on its soft potentialities, creating images and objects of high technology and artificial density, situated between art, design and architecture. He worked as a consultant for different companies interested in the results of this research. He took part in many exhibitions proposing new categories of design and objects: "neoimmagine" and "neodesign". Some of the most important exhibitions, in which he took part: "Soffice" (soft) , Biennale dl Venezia (personal exhibition); Documenta 8 / Kassel; "The singe of habitat", Grand Palais / Paris, Berlage Museum of Amsterdam. His. objects are part of the Permanent CoIlection in: National Museum of Modern Art-Tokyo; Moma-New York; Louvre Musee des art decoratifs -Paris; Museum of Lyon, Kunsthallee -Frankfurt, VITRA Museum, Philadelphia Museum. ALVAR AALTO Museum.

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