Currently, Giovanni is an Assistant Professor at Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Japan.
List of Exhibitions and Performances:
Le Piante dei Soldi at TEDxNapoli, Naples, IT (2016). Talk with Gionata Gatto.
TransActing: A Market of Values at Chealse College of Art, London, UK (2015). With Tal Drori.
The Life Fair. New Body Products at Het Niewuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, NL (2016). Curatorship with Agata Jaworska.
Domestic Affairs at the Firestation, Doha, Qatar (2016). Curatorship with Agata Jaworska.
...Is It Worth It? at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA (2016). Public Talk
Domestic Affairs at 6th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \Architecture, Shenzhen, China (2015). Curatorship with Agata Jaworska.
GeoMerce at Fuorisalone, Milano, IT (2015). With Gionata Gatto.
Domestic Affairs at Passagen, Koln, DE (2015). Curatorship with Agata Jaworska.
Phenomenal at Museo Madre of Naples, IT (2015). Curatorship with Agata Jaworska.
Design Destinations at MAXXI of Rome, IT (2014). “The Moneychanger” installation exhibited. With Tal Drori.
Coming Soon at Netherlands Architecture Institute, Maastricht, NL (2014). Curatorship with Lukas Feireiss, Lara Schrijver, Agata Jaworska, Piet Vollaard, Roosje Klap, Saskia van Stein
Chi Ha Paura Retrospective at Vicenzaoro, Vicenza, IT (2011).
Body Stories at Stedelijk Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL (2011).
Predictions at International Design Biennale of Saint-Etienne, FR (2010).
Progetto Invisibile at Cultural Centre Old Pallouriotissa Market, Nicosia, Cyprus (2009).
Design that Thinks in Lecce, IT (2009). Curatorship with Agata Jaworska.
NL=New Luxury at Netherlands Architecture Institute, Maastricht, NL (2009).
Dutchness at Fuorisalone, Milano, IT (2009).
Design Academy Graduation Show at Dutch Design Week Eindhoven, NL (2008).
Master Pieces at Droog Gallery, Amsterdam, NL (2008).
The Making of Silicon Skins at Van Abbemuseum and Design Huis, Eindhoven (2008).
Selected Publications about Giovanni Innella:
2016, Design Senza Designer, Editori Laterza (book by Chiara Alessi)
2016, Mondi Possibili. Appunti di Teoria del Design, Edizioni Temporale (book by Marco Petroni)
2015, Expo Soulfood, Flash Art #322 (article by Marco Petroni)
2015, Exercises in Political Design, Interni magazine #648 (article by Chiara Alessi)
2015, Geomerce, Domus web (article by Matteo Cremonini)
2014, Dopo gli Anni Zero - Il Nuovo Design Italiano, Editori Laterza (book by Chiara Alessi)
2014, Destinations and destinies of Italian design, Domus web (article by Chiara Alessi)
2014, In Movimento, Flash Art #314 (article by Marco Petroni)
2012, Design at the Mirror, Abitare web (article by Marco Petroni)
2011, Chi ha paura. Who’s afraid of contemporary jewellery? (Catalogue) Electa Italy
List of Academic Publications:
Innella G. et al. (2016) The Benefits Of Prototyping Early In Design Workshops, Bulletin of Japanese Society for the Science of Design, (in the press).
Innella G. (2014) The Commodity of Trade in Contemporary Design, PhD Thesis, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Innella G., Rodgers P. (2013) The Media Trade in Virtual Design, Fusion Journal 002.
Hanna J., Jorge C., Nisi V., Nunes N., Caldeira M., Innella G., Marinho A. (2013) Island Stories: The Madeira Story Generator Project, New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, Routledge.
Jorge C., Nisi V., Nunes N., Innella G., Caldeira M., Sousa D. (2013) Ambiguity in Design: An Airport Split-Flap Display Storytelling Installation, Proceedings of CHI 2013, Paris.
Leitner M., Innella G., Yauner F. (2013) Different Perceptions of the Design Process in the Context of DesignArt, Design Studies Volume 34 Number 4, Elsevier.
Innella G., Rodgers P.A., Spencer N. (2012) It Takes a Switch to Turn off the Spotlight, Design Philosophy Politics Journal.
Innella G., Rodgers P.A., Spencer N., Bohemia E. (2011) Examining the Physical to Visual Shift in how We Now Experience Designed Objects, Proceedings of IASDR Conference 2011, Delft.
Innella G., Papeschi F., Nisi V. (2011) The Participatory Technique of “Technology Probes”: a Case Study in Burkina Faso, Proceedings of Create11, London.
Rodgers P., Tennant A., Yauner F., Innella G. (2011) Disruption for Good, Proceedings of Design History Society Annual Conference 2011: Design Activism and Social Change, Barcelona.