From Outer Space
From outer Space is a transdisciplinary design and research practice led by Anna Paola Buonanno and Piergiorgio Italiano, exploring the spatial implications of economic and social issues. From outer Space makes interiors, installations, objects and interfaces, within the physical and digital environments, handling languages and tools borrowed from architecture, design and visual arts. Through reading the context, overwriting it, and developing strategies for the reduction or reuse of resources, the practice aims to establish new layers of knowledge to understand contemporary society. Anna Paola Buonanno studied Architettura degli Interni at La Sapienza, Roma and Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano. She has collaborated with altro-studio, Alessandra Salaris and MadernaTrovato. She was Assistant Curator of Angela Rui for Operae, independent design fair (2015) and Consulting Design Editor for Icon Design, Mondadori (2016–2020). Piergiorgio Italiano studied Design between Firenze, Milano and Göteborg, graduating with honors at Politecnico di Milano in 2010. He was awarded with the First Prize at the Embassy of Nordic Countries (Berlin) within REcall competition, promoted by Politecnico di Milano with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. They currently teach at IED Torino and Politecnico di Milano.