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Master of Crafts Award: foundation honors Biella’s craftsmanship excellence

Nine excellent projects that with creativity and courage look beyond the crisis: this is the most important result achieved by the "Master Craftsman Award," in its second edition. Promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Biella in collaboration with the Associazione Fatti ad Arte and with the support of Gal Montagne Biellesi, the Award was created with the intent of supporting the area's Master Craftsmen at a time of deep crisis. An 'edition expanded in content and collaborations, demonstrating the value of the Prize as an important tool for the promotion of Artistic Craftsmanship in the territory and at the same time a contribution to support and sustain the activities of the many workshops that in the Biellese testify to the value of the craftsmanship, which Biella represents as a Unesco Creative City precisely for crafts and folk art. With this in mind, the Award wanted to be inspired by the goals of the UN 2030 Agenda, especially issues related to sustainability. The Commission composed of important experts in the world of Italian artistic craftsmanship, including Fondazione Cologni, expressed its opinion as follows: winner of the prize of € 4,000.00 in the Senior category Davide Furno with the project "A new Italian Pomona"; winner for the category New Openings with a prize of € 2,500.00 the young luthier Carolina Venturin (27 years old) with the project "Modern craftsmanship between tradition and innovation"; special mention for the Network of artisans: Nicola Artiglia with the project "Courses and Paths."

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]