Matilde Cassani moves on the border between architecture, installation and event design.
Her research based practice reflects the spatial implications of cultural pluralism in the contemporary Western context. Her works have been showcased in many cultural institutions, galleries and published in several magazines such as Architectural Review, Domus, Abitare, Arqa, Arkitecktur, MONU magazine on Urbanism.
She has been a resident fellow at “Akademie Schloss Solitude” in Stuttgart and at the “Headlands Center for the Arts” in San Francisco. Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York hosted her exhibition “Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings” in September 2011. She moreover designed the National Pavilion of The Kingdom of Bahrain at the XIII Venice Architecture Biennale in 2012 and she took part of the XIV Venice Architecture Biennale (Monditalia) with the piece “Countryside worship”, recently acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
She has taken part in many international conferences and lectured in various international Universities such as Columbia University in New York and Ecole Speciale d’Architecture in Paris. She currently teaches at Politecnico di Milano and at Domus Academy.
With the support of the Instituto Italiano di Cultura Pretoria