garibaldi.eva1@gmail.com
(b. 1996)  Ljubljana, Slovenia
based in Rotterdam, Netherlands
open for collaboration





















is a designer and researcher from Slovenia, based in Rotterdam. She holds a Master of Interior Architecture: Research + Design (Cum Laude) from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam (2021) and a BA in Industrial Design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design Ljubljana (2018). She has presented her work in Milan, Eindhoven and Berlin Design Week and participated in BIO27 in Ljubljana. Through her projects, she uncovers local vernacular stories to address broader issues related to ecological collapse. Her interests are swamps and other amphibious landscapes as spaces where the perceived stability of the Earth collapses,  currently continuing the research on water in the context of the karstic landscape.  

awards/grants
2022 Elena candleholder, Young Balkan Designers 2022 Winner
2021 The Unstable Ground, WdKA Master Research Award 2021 Finalist
2020 Paper + Bioplastic, Made in Slovenia – badge for design exellence,  Centre for Creativity
2019 Paper + Bioplastic, Winner open call Creative & Circular (org. Centre for Creativity & Circular Change)
2019 Scholarship for Specialized Professions in Culture for Postgraduate Studies Recepient, Ministry of Culture (SI)
2018 Utopia by Design, University of Ljubljana Award for Special Achievements and Active Participation in Extracurricular Activities


selected exhibitions
2022 Elena candleholder, Young Balkan Designers 2022, Milan Design Week 2022 (IT)
2021 Paper + Bioplastic, Future of Living (org. Centre for Creativity), Dutch Design Week 2021, Eindhoven (NL)
2021 Paper + Bioplastic, [Tunel XXIX] Design for a Post-Apocalyptic World (org. Centre for Creativity & Museum of Architecture and Design Ljubljana), SUPERSTUDIO PIU, Milan Design Week 2021 (IT)
2021 The Unstable Ground, The In-Between: MIARD21' Graduation Show, Art Rotterdam (NL)
2021 Paper + Bioplastic, Future of Living (org. Centre for Creativity), Berlin Design Week 2021 (DE)
2020 Tree as Archive, The Social Body (org. MIARD), Rotterdam (NL)
2020 Intertidal Object, Domestic Territories (org. MIARD), Digital Exhibition
2020 Paper + Bioplastic, [Tunel XXIX] Design for a Post-Apocalyptic World (org. Centre for Creativity), Museum of Architecture and Design Ljubljana (SI)
2019 T.1883.1411, Borderland (org. MIARD), WIJKcoop, Rotterdam (NL)
2019 Marx after Marx: Kunst-Marx (org. Academy of Fine Arts and Design and Goethe Institute), Ljubljana (SI)
2019 Paper + Bioplastic, Paperology, Ljubljana Town Hall (SI)
2017 Screening of Utopia by Design, The National Celebration of the Day of Independence and Unity of Slovenia and broadcast on Radio-Television Slovenia
2017 Chair 6683, Top Ideas, Furniture Fair Ljubljana (SI)

press/publication/writing
2022 DAMN Magazine, The Unstable Ground research image, part of MIARD feature (link)
2022
Art&Education, The Unstable Ground image on MIARD Call for applications feature (link)
2021
published
Paper + Bioplastic recipe book in collaboration with Pekinpah

2021 e-Flux, [Tunel XXIX] Design for a Post-Apocalyptic World (link)
2021 The Unstable Ground, #HeyDDW feature (link)
2021 e-Flux, The In-Between MIARD’21 Graduate Exhibition (link)
2021 Interview, Cafe com Europa by EUNIC Brasilia, University of Brasilia and Istituto Europeo di Design (dubbed Portuguese) (link)
2020 Paper + Bioplastic published as a case study of academic paper by Predan, Barbara. "Circular Design in Design Education: A Case Study on the Use of Paper in Interior Design." The International Journal of Design Education 14 (4): 47-59. (link)
2019 Paper + Bioplastic in Predan, B., 2019. Papiro-logía: circular design and the use of paper in interior design. Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region: Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana. pp 89 - 95


talks
2022
BIO27: Current Vernaculars, panel Supervernacular movement: New Generation of Designers - Issues of Local Communities and the Environment, Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana (SI)
2021 6th Symposium of Slovenian Researchers Abroad 2021, panel Sustainability in Art and Design, online
2021 Interview, Cafe com Europa by EUNIC Brasilia, University of Brasilia and Istituto Europeo di Design (dubbed Portuguese)
2019 Speaker, Paper + Bioplastic, European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform - ECESP - Annual Conference 2019, Brussels (BE)


education
2019 – 2021 MA Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design (Cum Laude), Piet Zwart Institute, Willem do Kooning Academy, Rotterdam (NL)
2014 – 2018 BA Industrial design, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana (SI)


© Eva Garibaldi 2022