Filo n. 59: Textile Stories through Art
Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T. – Fondazione Pistoletto is a main contributor of the “Dialoghi di Confronto” of the 59th edition of Filo, through the talk entitled: “Textile Stories through Art”.
The appointment is at Allianz MiCo-Milano, Filo Networking Area
Wednesday, 22 February 2023, at 12am
The talk, with Olga Pirazzi (Managing Director of Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T.), Juan Sandoval (Project Coordinator and Director of the Art Office of Cittadellarte) and the artist Giulia Pellegrini, is an opportunity to analyze in more depth the meaning of “Albedo”, the installation curated by Giulia Pellegrini and proposed at Filo in a particular setting, which gives life to the link between fashion and art, in a conscious and innovative combination of sustainability, sensitivity, beauty and union.
For the external part of the work, a fabric by Tessuti di Sondrio from the B.E._S.T.O.K. platform was used, in the composition of which there are Lyocell fibers; while an Orange Fiber S.r.l. fabric was used for the internal part. and natural dyes of Phyllacolor. The installation is then encompassed by fluid shapes created using nets in Lenzing Modal, TENCEL™ fiber, and TENCEL™ Luxe yarns.
As Olga Pirazzi explains: “Our activities are an invitation to act consciously at every stage of the production process to bring concrete elements of social resilience, drawing inspiration from the current needs of the ecosystem with the aim of consciously creating new forms of production”.
The 59th edition of Filo takes place on 22nd and 23rd of February 2023 at Allianz MiCo – Milano (via Gattamelata 5).
Biella, February 2023
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