Homo Faber was finally inaugurated last week at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice with the purpose of showcasing the best of European craftsmanship to the world. The event is being organized by the prestigious Michelangelo Foundation and has the appeal of crafting a more human future, forging relationships that value the meaning and beauty of arts and crafts. Today, Paris Design Agenda will explore one of the unique experiences of the show, the best of Europe showcase which includes numerous French artists!
Featuring 4,000 square metres of space, visitors have the chance to see exquisite pieces, including jewellery, artwork, bespoke designs and accessories, decorative tableware, sculptures. etc as well as innovative installations and live showcases of artisans practising their craft.
Best of Europe will take you on a tour through Europe giving you hundreds of pieces of contemporary craftsmanship. You will be able to discover the rich artisanal heritage of various countries in the continent, Each object has been conceived and made by a single creative talent who draws on the traditional techniques and materials of their homeland. This will allow you to discover the rich artisanal heritage and culture of various countries of the continent. Jean Blanchaert and Stefano Boeri imagined this showcase with the latter designed the exhibiting space.
Duy Anh Nhan Duc (botanical sculpture), Alice Riehl (ceramic sculpture), Hervé Wahlen (metal sculpture), Janaïna Milheiro (feather work), Géraldine Gonzalez (paper sculpture) are a few of the Paris-based artists that are currently showcasing in this exhibit. Now, learn more about this exceptional experience right HERE and make sure to visit them all if you can.
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