Three Artists in Dialogue at Museo Novecento: Interview with Luca Vitone

Three Artists in Dialogue at Museo Novecento: Interview with Luca Vitone

The current exhibition programme at Museo Novecento in Florence is divided into three solo shows, with three great authorial presences, three artists with different expressive languages and a single vocal frequency. On the ground floor, “Quando è il presente” by Giulio Paolini, where works from his most recent production emerge vividly through the museum’s Renaissance […]

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Between 3D Art and Design: Interview with Julia Koerner

Between 3D Art and Design: Interview with Julia Koerner

Contrasting fields like fashion, architecture and design seem to have something in common in the works of Austrian architecture designer Julia Koerner, who applies 3D-printing techniques to all of these different areas.Known worldwide for her 3D-printing innovations, Julia Koerner is the founder of JK Design GmbH and a faculty member at UCLA. Her recent collaborations […]

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Michele Gabriele: The Vernal Age of Miry Mirrors at Manifattura Tabacchi

Michele Gabriele: The Vernal Age of Miry Mirrors at Manifattura Tabacchi

In the dim location of Manifattura Tabacchi, a diverse variety of imaginary beings are looking at pale images projected onto wide screens as the public silently walks by. These alien beholders repeat the practice mentioned by John Berger in his The Ways of Seeing: the creatures watch themselves being looked at. At the opening of the […]

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Re-Generation: Tod’s Academy and Istituto Marangoni Firenze

Re-Generation: Tod’s Academy and Istituto Marangoni Firenze

The future of the fashion industry is in our hands: we, the fashion and design students of Istituto Marangoni, are the ones who can rethink the fashion system and improve production processes. Our generation should emphasise the importance of sustainability, working on how to infuse a sustainable mindset into established fashion brands. For this reason, […]

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What is a cultural institution for? Interview with Chiara Costa, Fondazione Prada

What is a cultural institution for? Interview with Chiara Costa, Fondazione Prada

Unexpected associations, a continuous exchange of thoughts and critical thinking lie at the heart of the curatorial asset of a thriving contemporary art foundation. During a recent talk with Chiara Costa, Head of Programs at Fondazione Prada, Istituto Marangoni Firenze students got to see how complex yet challenging it is to work with such a […]

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Educating the Digital. How Mentor Sarah Coleman Breathe New Life into Objects

Educating the Digital. How Mentor Sarah Coleman Breathe New Life into Objects

The column Educating the Digital aims to connect students and the creative industry. Here, our readers can find interviews with tutors from Istituto Marangoni Firenze, active fashion and art professionals talking with students about their careers, their approaches to education, and the new challenges provided by digital innovation. Sarah Coleman, Mentor at Istituto Marangoni Firenze […]

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Educating the Digital. Interview with Luigi Veccia

Educating the Digital. Interview with Luigi Veccia

The column Educating the Digital aims to connect students and the creative industry. Here, our readers can find interviews with tutors from Istituto Marangoni Firenze, active fashion and art professionals talking with students about their careers, their approaches to education, and the new challenges provided by digital innovation.Designer Luigi Veccia was kind enough to share […]

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Re-Connecting: SUPERBLAST Residency at Manifattura Tabacchi

Re-Connecting: SUPERBLAST Residency at Manifattura Tabacchi

When living in a world where change goes so fast, the balance of humans, cities and nature has become more and more complicated. Manifattura Tabacchi in Florence hosted a residency for artists that reflects on this balance, culminating in a collective exhibition to explore the relationships between human beings and their environment1. Six artists questioned […]

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Don’t Trust What You See. Elisa Sighicelli and the Space of Photography

Don’t Trust What You See. Elisa Sighicelli and the Space of Photography

If art is a magical universe, artist Elisa Sighicelli is an illusionist who plays with scenes from reality to create non-existent dimensions, thanks to her use of light and print manipulations. Born in Turin, Elisa Sighicelli has travelled around the world to study textile design, art, and sculpture. Her works and solo shows have been […]

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Educating the Digital. Interview with Riccardo Rubino

Educating the Digital. Interview with Riccardo Rubino

The column Educating the Digital aims to connect the students and the creative industry. Here, our readers can find interviews with tutors from Istituto Marangoni Firenze, active fashion and art professionals talking with their students about their careers, their approaches to education, and the new challenges provided by digital innovation.As Fashion Styling Programme Leader at […]

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The Journey as Method. Interview with Elena Mazzi

The Journey as Method. Interview with Elena Mazzi

Elena Mazzi (1984, Reggio Emilia) is an Italian artist who focuses on the relationship between mankind and the environment, how human beings live and change their own habitat. She uses an anthropological method to conduct her research, personally visiting the places that interest her. At the end of the path, she creates works of art […]

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Educating the Digital. Interview with Ivana Conte

Educating the Digital. Interview with Ivana Conte

The column Educating the Digital aims to connect the students and the creative industry. Here our readers can find interviews with tutors from Istituto Marangoni Firenze, active fashion and art professionals, talking with the students about their careers, their approach to education, and the new challenges provided by digital innovation. We are excited to start […]

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