Between the Sea and the Sky

Stefano Mirti
Before Stefano got his PhD in Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Turin, he held a postdoc position at Tokyo University and was teaching at Tama Fine Art Academy (Tokyo) and at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea. Thereafter he worked as a Director of NABA Arts and Design Academy in Milan before being in charge of the design course at Bocconi University.
As a designer, Stefano is one of the founders of Cliostraat, and a partner of Interaction Design Lab. He planted the seed of Whoami, the prototype of new school on-line / off-line / game and was the curator of the "Design 101" MOOC at Iversity, Berlin.
He is in charge of the social media for Expo Milano 2015 and one of the curators of the Biodiversity Pavilion within it.
He won (with Cliostraat) the European prize for architecture three times(1995/1997/2001) and has been awarded the Bronze Medal of the Italian Republic for his merit in the field of culture (2004).

Francesco Librizzi
Francesco graduated in Architecture in Palermo. In 2005 he founded Francesco Librizzi Studio, an architectural practice based in Milano involved in architecture, interiors, exhibition design and product design. He has been awarded prestigious prizes such as the “Prix Émile Hermès” and the honourable mention for the expansion of the “Centro Loris Malaguzzi” in Reggio Emilia. His works have been published on international magazines like Domus, Abitare, Wallpaper, and have been exhibited by institutions like the “Louvre” museum in Paris and “la Triennale” di Milano.
Among his most significative exhibition design projects can be included the Italian Pavilion at “XII Biennale di Architettura di Venezia” in 2010 and the Bahrain’s Pavilion at XIII Biennale in 2012. In 2013 he has been invited to design an installation dedicated to Bruno Munari, for the 6th edition of the Triennale Design Museum.

Anne-Sophie Gauvin
Anne-Sophie studied Art History and Architecture at the University of Montreal, Quebec. In 2012, she completed Master courses of New Domestic Lanscapes at the Naba Art and Design Academy in Milan. Since then, Anne-Sophie has been working for Whoami, a prototype of an on-line and off-line design game / school. She is also part of the editorial team of Montbeta, a french magazine from Montreal founded in 2012.
She has been assistant to the curator of the MAC/VAL museum in Paris and assistant director for a ballet opera in Budapest.