Creativewear Final Workshop&Exhibition as pre-opening of Prato Circular Economy Festival
On Thursday 21st March Creativewear Project Final Workshop will be held at the Textile Museum of Prato. The meeting will be an opportunity to talk about the activities and the various collaborations that creative hubs have promoted within the project network which, in the course of over two years of Creativewear activity, has been constantly integrated bringing the group from the five initial partner territories to a network of as many as 12 members.
Conceived simultaneously with Recò, the first edition of Festival of Circular Economy organized by the Tuscany Region in collaboration with the Municipality of Prato (www.recofestival.it), CWear Final Workshop will be enriched by a little exhibition presenting the artistic and design results from the exchange of knowledge and skills between different hubs over the last ten months. Textile contemporary works of art, clothes, accessories and high-tech prototypes realized by creatives, fashion designers and artists in synergy with museums, schools, academies, research centers and T&C companies, all connected in the will of provide new ideas for creativity and innovative readings for contemporary production as well as for the European textile heritage
On the sidelines of the exhibition, the workshop will focus mainly on insights dedicated to these collaborations through the words of the artists and designers involved. Themes such as the relationship between textile technology and creativity, the potential of contemporary textile art to create connections with T&C companies, the value of heritage for the inspiration that leads to future collections will be accompanied by topics promoted by the Circular Economy Festival as the sustainability and awareness on green economy.
Creativewear Final workshop will be organised as a pre-opening event of the first edition of Prato Circular Economy Festival.The Festival will host talks, shows, concerts, performances and workshops with national and international experts, as well as study visits to selected textile factories and creative ateliers that implement circular economy principles and practices. Prato Circular Economy Festival will take place on 21-24 March 2019, in most important cultural and industrial sites of the City of Prato.
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