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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 866;

Imagine, Drawing, Representation. Representation of the Project

Dipartimento di Design, Politecnico di Milano, 20158 Milano, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
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Published: 24 November 2017
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Today the teaching of drawing is required to following a framework in fast and continuing development that requires both speed and flexibility to adapt contents and organization. The new aesthetic values in the representation of the project come with the need to develop new techniques consistent with digital tools. This paper aims to present a recent experience that was conducted at Scuola del design of Politecnico di Milano with students of the first year of the course “Strumenti e Metodi del progetto” of the Degree program in Design degli Interni, developed from a short workshop with a group of Chinese students and focused on representing the image of the city. The workshop provides the opportunity to familiarize with editing-photo software. The students experimented with digital collage as a graphical technique consistent with the fragmentation, which in some cases is contradictory, of urban imagery, in order to develop three-dimensional expression forms, a booth, to be inserted into the real city (The work of the students was designed, coordinated and monitored by Sara Conte, teaching assistant and tutor of the course “Strumenti e metodi del progetto”).
Keywords: drawing; representation; visual culture; image; mental image drawing; representation; visual culture; image; mental image
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Rossi, M.; Conte, S. Imagine, Drawing, Representation. Representation of the Project. Proceedings 2017, 1, 866.

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