New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)Hammock, 2013, Rodrigo Almeida. Hand-made cotton fabric, perforated leather Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Studio Rodrigo Almeida. Brazil.
The term “new territories,” as evoked by Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce, refers to the state of making in today’s globalized society, a phenomenon that has helped to spur a confluence of art, design and craft. The exhibition New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America will examine this trend in several distinct cities throughout Latin America, where some of the most pertinent new directions in arts and design are emerging today. More