Curated by Davide Rampello and designed by Michele de Lucchi, Pavilion Zero provides an introduction to the Expo Milano 2015 Site. Pavilion Zero takes the visitor on a captivating journey to explore how much humankind has produced, the transformation of natural landscape, and the culture and rituals of food consumption.
Future Food District (#FFD) presents possible scenarios for the application of new technologies at each step of the food chain. It is a micro universe in which the visitor is invited to explore different interactions between people and food. The project is managed by Carlo Ratti, Director of the SENSEable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, together with Carlo Ratti Associates design studio. The #FFD is located on the south side of the Expo site where there is also the Open Air Theater and the walkway which connects with Cascina Merlata.
The Children’s Park has been created by the Reggio Children team – an International Center for the protection and promotion of children’s rights and their potential. The Children’s Park is an area dedicated to exploring the Expo theme through fun. Curated by Sabina Cantarelli, the park provides an area for children, where they can enjoy activities and educational games, but also relax. The concept is titled Ring around the planet, Ring around the future, symbolizing the gesture of hugging the planet.
The Thematic Area Arts & Foods: rituals since 1851, is curated by Germano Celant, and looks at the multi-faceted relationship between art and food, examining the theme as it applies in painting, sculpture, video and installation art, via photography to advertising, to design and cinema.