TP12 – Michele Cerruti But, Riccardo Fassone, Roberto Fassone, Gianni Ferrero Merlino

Wednesday February 7th, 2018 at Marsèlleria, via privata Rezia, 2 – Milan


Michele Cerruti But (architect)
PhD student in Urban Planning at the IUAV University of Venice and Assistant at the Polytechnic University of Turin. He deals with the relationship between economy and territory, considering the City as a social fact in which values, norms and rights are stratified in space. He also coordinates the projects for the higher education of the Fondazione Pistoletto, focusing in particular on Design and social impact.


Riccardo Fassone (researcher and game designer)
Riccardo Fassone is a researcher and game designer. He teaches History and theory of digital games at the University of Torino. He has worked as visiting researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and as research fellow at The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester (NY). He is the author of two books – Every Game is an Island and Cinema e videogiochi – and a columnist for Motherboard, Prismo and several others. He played The Binding of Isaac for over 1.000 hours.


Roberto Fassone (artist)
Roberto Fassone is a basketball player, grown up in the Cierre Asti juveniles. In 2004 he played his first senior season with Cascina Veneria (serie C2). The next year he performed the best season of his career, playing point guard with Basket Venaria (serie C2). During the season the team reached the Finals, eventually losing game 5 against Serravalle Scrivia. Two years later Fassone won his first championship (serie D) with Monferrato Basket. In the following years he had the chance to play with Virtus Venezia and Fiamma Venezia, coming back to Asti during the 2014/2015 season, where he played his last official game.


Gianni Ferrero Merlino (artist)
Lives and works in Turin. His work considers photography as a field of analysis of memory. Through the typical drawing corrections, his works is placed in constructive relationship with the subjects, in an action of rapprochement and contact the exercise becomes a working method capable of developing competences.


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Gianni Ferrero Merlino and Michele Cerruti But

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Roberto and Riccardo Fassone