During all the fifty-six days of the quarantine Ugo La Pietra and Corrado Levi, in a spontaneous and completely autonomous way, worked on notebooks with texts, drawings and sketches, recording their moods, reflections, emotions, landscapes granted by the narrow space of a window or balcony. Ugo La Pietra, between March and May, wrote stories in virus time, stories sometimes combined with a sketch or a drawing. Reflections on the lost habit of staying at home, on the practice of furnishing, on the reappropriation of the city and the domestic space, advice for a new proxemics, stories of days marked by the actions that happen in the houses seen outside the window. The original writings and drawings of Ugo La Pietra, together with that of Corrado Levi, gave life to the exhibition "Diari da casa. Riflessioni dalla quarantena", hosted at the Corraini Gallery in Mantua, on the occasion of Festivaletteratura 2020. The notebooks created by the two artists also become two publications that will be released by Corraini Edizioni on the occasion of the exhibition: Novità in casa di Corrado Levi, Storie di virus by Ugo La Pietra.
unascuolaunlavoro.it, the new website of the project “One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence” online from September 5, 2022. A new look, lots of new content. Throughout the month, and until September 30, Schools will be able to enter applications from students competing in the Fondazione Cologni call for applications. With “One School, One Job. […]
Launching for the ninth consecutive year is the “Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” lecture at the Milan Polytechnic, offered among the design faculty’s elective courses and sponsored by the Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza. The lectures, taught by Alberto Cavalli, director general of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, present beauty as a true genetic […]
On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS – FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, […]
The title of the exhibition just opened in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio, for the initiatives promoted by le Stanze del Vetro, highlights the close link between Venetian glassmaking and light: reflected, projected, diffused by lumiere and panels of various shapes and sizes. Symbolic icons of the exhibition are the imposing veil, from […]