Monday, December 02, 2013

Venice: Terminal San Basilio – Day Two: Misa Conference - Part One.

Venice: Terminal San Basilio – Day Two: Misa Conference - Part One. The second day of the Misa conferences moved to the Terminal San Basilio and was part of the Venezia Cult exhibition, a fair dedicated to design, culture and restoration of historical buildings.

President of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana Mario Boselli and the president of MISA Maria Luisa Frisa.

Day Two: Misa Conference - Part One. The morning theme of the conference on the second day was “The general state of the fashion design schools in Italy” it was chaired by the Bocconi University’s Elisabetta Merlo.

The Panel:
Sara Azzone, Ied Moda (Milano)

Maria Bonifacic e Alessandra Vaccari,Università Iuav di Venezia
Alberto Bonisoli, Piattaforma Sistema Formativo Moda

Giovanni Maria Conti, Politecnico di Milano

Andrea Lupo Lanzara, Accademia di Costume e Moda di Roma
Linda Loppa, Polimoda (Firenze)

Paolo Meroni, Istituto Marangoni (Milano)

Nicoletta Morozzi, Naba (Milano)

Patrizia Ranzo, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

Salvo Testa, Università Bocconi (Milano)

Barbara Trebitsch, Domus Academy (Milano)

IUAV’s Mario Lupano introduces Patrizia Ranzo
Naba’s Nicoletta Morozzi, Lupo Lanzara and Sara Azzone

A detail: Nimble-fingered professor Nicoletta Morozzi’s bag is a trompe l’oeil patchwork inspired by tweed patterns, the “tweeds” are in fact delicate tiny stitches petite pointed onto canvas. She created the shop Do-Knit in Milan and has written numerous books on the subject like the Knit Square book published by De Agostini, about things you can make with knitted squares.
Day Two: Misa Conference – Lunch Break.  Cold, windy and wet and in places flooded by acqua alta, Vivere da Venezia’s Lorenzo Cinotti and MISA’s president Maria Luisa Frisa lead the speakers to the restaurant.


Lunch: Pane Vino e San Daniele. A Toast  to Maria Luisa Frisa and the first MISA conference in the upper dinning room of the trattoria, Pane Vino e San Daniele.  The restaurant was a famous meeting point for artists during the heyday of the 1960’s. Today, it has become a popular location for teachers and researchers from the nearby universities. The restaurant is decorated with 1950’s period furniture and has a cozy at home feel to it.

Muuse’s Gitte Jonsdatter sits next to Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design’s Willie Walters
Lectra’s Chiara Tagliagambe

A delicious warm soup of Fave and Cicoria (fava beans and chicory).

 Politecnico di Milano’s Giovanni Maria Conti

Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana’s managing director Giulia Pirovano

  Istituto Marangoni’s Paolo Meroni
Neapolitan architect Patrizia Ranzo hides behind one of her ring designs.  A collection of specially designed jewels with Sergio Cappelli will be exhibited in Milan in January at the Antonia Jannone Gallery.

Pan Vino e San Daniele

Day Two: Misa Conference - Part Two. The afternoon conference’s theme was Comparing experiences of systems of competitions and platforms for talents” and was chaired by Pizza Magazine’s Andrea Batilla


MISA’s president Maria Luisa Frisa introduces the afternoon section of the roud table.
The Panel:
Antonio Cristaudo, Pitti Italics

Veronica Dall’Osso, Mittelmoda

Adriano Franchi, Who Is On Next?

Barbara Franchin, ITS International Talent Support

Gitte Jonsdatter, Muuse

Sara Maino, Vogue Talents

Giulia Pirovano, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana

Cristiano Seganfreddo, Associazione Progetto Marzotto

Stefan Siegel, NJAL Not Just A Label


Stella Jean one of the Who is on Next talents.

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