Riccardo Badano & Hanna Rullmann

Riccardo Badano is an architect and researcher based in London. His work investigates the intersections of environmental issues and border circulations, with a particular focus on the Alpine boundaries (see Hostile Environment – the design of anti-migrant hostility along the Western Alpine Arc). As Embedded Researcher at Het Nieuwe Instituut he has collaborated with Studio Formafantasma and Serpentine Galleries at the exhibition Cambio (4 March- 17 May 2020) for which he also edited, together with Rebecca Lewin, the exhibition catalogue (Walther König, 2020). Riccardo is a member of the Border Ecologies Research Network, a collective supported by Goldsmiths University of London and University of Brighton.

Hanna Rullmann (1993, The Netherlands) is researcher and designer, developing a practice around questions of conservation, environmental policy, and legal/political production of natures. She graduated with an MA from the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London, in 2018. Since then, she produced the short film Habitat 2190, together with Faiza Ahmad Khan (commissioned by Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art), which follows the construction of a nature reserve at the site of former migrant camp ‘The Jungle’ in Calais, France. She is part of the Border Ecologies Research Network and worked as a researcher for Airwars and Amnesty. Recent exhibitions include MIMA, Middlesbrough (UK); ar/ge kunst, Bolzano (IT); Vdrome and Tranzit, Bratislava (SK).

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Fig. 1.
Hanna Rullmann, film still, Habitat2190 (2019),
Video, 16’34’’. Courtesy Hanna Rullmann and Faiza Ahmad Khan

Fig. 2.
Hanna Rullmann, film still,  Habitat2190 (2019),
Video, 16’34’’. Courtesy Hanna Rullmann and Faiza Ahmad Khan

Fig. 3.
Hanna Rullmann, 
Missione Freedom Mountain (2017), warning poster. Credit: R@inbow for Africa - R4A.