Elements: The Elevator
Tuesday April 21, 2015
Elements: Elevator by Davide Rapp
“ELEMENTS: ELEVATOR is a movie montage of short elevator-related clips selected among a number of movies. The combination of the clips aims to show – through the eyes of several directors and cinematographers – the rich spatiality of lifts and elevators. The simple act of juxtaposing separate shots of opening and closing doors, dark elevator shafts, people standing silent and coloured buttons, evokes connections that cannot be found in a single shot. All the elevators exist simultaneously in a condition of continuos vertical dynamic.”
Davide Rapp. 1980, Architect, Illustrator and Videomaker. Ph.D in Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano. He participated in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – Fundamentals (Biennale Venezia, 2014) with ‘Elements’, a movie montage of short architecture-related clips, conceived specifically for the introduction room of the exhibition ‘Elements of Architecture’, curated by Rem Koolhaas, the Office for Metropolitan Architecture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.