Melting Pat Phase 1: city and colours - Europe
What is the color of tears? And that of shivers? And what color is a smile? Is it really black fear and red passion? Does it exist a way to connect feelings to a universally recognized chromatic scale? In such an absolute absence of reference points, except for some commonplaces, I decided to start in an easy way: identify the colors of localities. In a way it is easy but the point is: in which horizon do we concentrate our attention? On which frame? How do we find the sense that that color is THE color of that place?
In Melting Pat - Europe the abstract architectures make European cities almost unrecognizable even to the citizens of those cities. In 2014, year of European citizenship, the question was: what city is this? And not being able to recognize is the point, loose our individual geographical identities into Europe.
2014 International Color Awards
2014 Ipa Awards Honorable Mention Category Architecture/Other
Text by Massimo Scaringella (in italian)