Thursday 26 May, 15.00-17.30
Art, Craft and Design, together for territorial development
Cittadellarte, in the spaces of MAXXI’s Gian Ferrari Hall, is exhibiting the project FORMS IN MOVEMENT, a work in progress involving the representation of the Italian territories through the marriage of Contemporary Art, Craft, Design and Business. The project is an initiative of the Cittadellarte’s Production and Design Office, an offspring of the innovation incubator in the Biella district (home of Cittadellarte) in collaboration with the CNA (the National Confederation of Craftsmen) and a business consortium.?The objective of the seminar is to explore the opportunities deriving from the encounter//collision of current perspectives on the world of design and craft in relation to contemporary art.??
Introduced and moderated by?
Paolo Naldini Director Cittadellarte?
Anna Mattirolo Director MAXXI Art
Carlos Basualdo Curator at large MAXXI Art
Martha Friel IULM University and Silvia Santagata Study Centre
Michele Trimarchi Professor of Cultural Economy
Stefano Micelli Professor of Business Economics at Cà Foscari University, author of Futuro Artigiano, Marsilio pub.?
Armona Pistoletto Curator, Cittadellarte Production Office and Forms in Movement project?
Gian Paolo Minazzi Director, Productive Activities, Piedmont Region
Matteo Bonafede President, Artinfiera Association – National Association of Artists and Craftsmen?
Marco Romanelli President, Young Businessmen’s Group, CNA Biella
Federica Preto Fondo Plastico, Traditional and Contemporary Craft Excellence