Italian Design Day - March 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM

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ITALIAN DESIGN DAY, this year in its second edition, is a worldwide initiative created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as part of "Vivere ALL'Italiana" a campaign that promotes Italy's culture and economy.

The 2018 edition highlights the relationship between Design and Sustainability, investigating the contribution of design to nature and humanity. Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:30 PM - Italian Cultural Institute - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - Los Angeles, CA 90024

PROGRAM

INTRODUCTION by Valeria Rumori, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute
PRESENTATION by Antonio Verde, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles

REMARKS by Massimo Catalani, Ambassador of Italian Design
Trained as an architect, the Roman artist has chosen painting as his medium for works focusing on sustainability.

EXHIBIT OPENING Delineo: Italia Bellissima meets Valerio Berruti
Featuring works by regional ceramic and textile artisans selected by architect Andrea Capellino and site specific art created by Berruti.

PANEL DISCUSSION on Sustainability and Design
With artist Valerio Berruti, architect Andrea Capellino, curator of Italia Bellissima, artist Massimo Catalani, Ambassador of Italian Design, designer Francesca-Garcia Marques, and Elena Pacenti, Dean of the Domus Academy School of Design at New School of Architecture & Design in San Diego. Moderated by Carlo Caccavale, Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) LA

AWARD CEREMONY Massimo Catalani, Andrea Capellino and Valerio Berruti will receive the IIC Creativity award celebrating Italian excellence in the world.

Organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles in collaboration with AIA.

Limited seating. RSVP mandatory. RSVP HERE

AIA will hold the conference 2°C: A COTE AIA|LA Symposium on Climate Change on March 2 in Downtown Los Angeles, the Ambassador of Italian Design Day Massimo Catalani will participate.

SOURCE: IIC Los Angeles

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