Eugenia Morpurgo

Field of Practice:

Spatial

Fellowship:

Solitude fellowship

City, Country:

Italy

Year:

2020, 2021

Born in Venice/Italy in 1987.

Eugenia Morpurgo is a freelance Italian designer working on commissioned and self-initiated research projects. In her work, she researches the impact of production processes on society, and focuses on investigating and prototyping alternative scenarios and products.

She received a degree in industrial design from the Università Iuav di Venezia (Venice/Italy) in 2009, subsequently completing a degree in social design at the Design Academy Eindhoven/The Netherlands in 2011.

She worked as a lecturer at the Libera Università di Bolzano/Italy and at EnsAD – École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris/France between September 2014 and January 2018. She has taught at the NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan/Italy since March 2018.

Her recent work, Italian Tropics/Fiore di Loto featured in the XXII Triennale di Milano exhibition entitled Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival in 2019.

She was awarded the Tiffany & Co. Italian Fellowship in Design from the American Academy in Rome/Italy for the year 2019–2020 for her project Syntropic Materials.