News from Biella
The construction of the containment wall in the area of Fondazione Pistoletto affected by the flood of October 2020 has almost been completed. Here are all the updates on the operations through the words of Emanuele Bottigella, in charge of Cittadellarte's Architecture Office.
On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th December, the spaces of Fondazione Pistoletto will host the local craft market. As always, this year’s edition of the initiative too is not a mere outlet promoting the creativity of the Etsy exhibitors, but an event that combines art, culture, food, music, solidarity and sustainability, with the active participation of Cittadellarte.
News is coming in from the temporary association of purpose curating the initiative: from September, in addition to receiving weekly boxes of fruit and vegetables from local social gardens, you will be able to collect them directly from the plots producing them. Also, an open day is scheduled for 12th September with all the protagonists of the project.
From 1st to 7th June, Fondazione Pistoletto hosted the initiative developed by Jazz:Re:Found thanks to SIAE’s call “Per Chi Crea”. The participants, relying on the contribution of tutors and guests, started by investigating the relationship between man and nature and its impact on the environment, to then create an audiovisual show on the themes of the residency.
The initiative, born from the collaboration of nine museums part of the Biellese Museum Network, allows card holders to access the institutions involved at a discounted rate. The sites participating in the project also include Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto.
Responsible fashion, an open studio by Flavia La Rocca for Fashion Revolution live from Cittadellarte
On Saturday 24th April, from 10 am to 6 pm, Flavia La Rocca will curate an online event as part of the Fashion Open Studio, a global initiative for the presentation and mentoring of Fashion Revolution. From the studios of Fashion B.E.S.T., the fashion designer will show how her garments are created, from the design to the model to the final dyeing.