Biella (The Sustainability Hub)
Coordinated By Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto (Italy – Piemonte)
The Sustainability Hub coordinated by Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.ST. is dedicated to the development of sustainability in the textile industry gathering in a platform dozens of companies producing eco-sustainable fabrics, yarns and fashion accessories. The activities include meetings and events aiming at eaising aearness about a sustainable consumotion, taking part in international work groups and organizing seminars and studies. Thanks to the project, eco-sustainable materials and textile products are presented both in a permanent exhibition and within the major national and international fairs, developing public initiatives aimed at promoting a responsible consumption.
As an active session of the Hub, Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T. Studios is engaged in promoting and developing research and creativity in the field of ethical and sustainable fashion. Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T. Studios is a container of innovative ideas where fashion designers can find inspiration and support in the production of their projects, and a space for creatives operating among art, fashion and textile design.
It is also an incubator and promoter of new imaginaries, new fashion languages and ways of conceiving clothing becoming instruments of communication. Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T. Studios organizes educational courses for groups of fashion students, graduates and lovers who can experience contemporary fashion atelier committed to a socially responsible role through the practice of sustainability.