Through the eye of the needle

11/09/2019 - Events

The Cassa di Risparmio di Biella Foundation, on the occasion of the exhibition “Father and Son. Ettore Pistoletto Olivero | Michelangelo Pistoletto”, promotes a calendar of meetings and in-depth initiatives on the themes proposed by the exhibition which includes interventions by personalities from the world of culture and business, but also educational workshops for schools and a film festival in collaboration with the National Museum of the Cinema of Turin.

On Friday 13 September 2019 at 9.00 pm there will be a meeting entitled “Through the eye of the needle. The story of the thread between business, anthropology and contemporary art“.

With the moderation of the journalist and director of the Festival della Mente of Sarzana Benedetta Marietti and the introduction by Franco Ferraris, President of the Cassa di Risparmio di Biella Foundation, the appointment will see guest Piercarlo Grimaldi known anthropologist and academic, former rector and professor at the ‘University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo (Bra), which will intervene to discuss the deep connection between culture and the art of wool.

Other important interventions on the theme of the relationship between art, entrepreneurship and clients will be held by Carlo Piacenza, president of the Unione Industriale Biellese, Paolo Naldini, director of Cittadellarte, and Alberto Fiz, curator of the exhibition.

The meeting is part of Biella’s candidacy as a Unesco Creative City for its textile mastery and creativity.

Attached is the press release.