Alberto Cavalli, General Director of the Cologni Foundation
, will be the main speaker at the Lighthinking Talk dedicated to the secret of Art & Craft professions. On 11th April at 5pm, in the courtyard of The Light Gate, Cavalli will give a talk on the subject of craftsmanship entitled ‘The Secret of Secrets: craftsmanship and competence’.
Alberto Cavalli was born in Monza nel 1975. After graduating in International Political Sciences, he embarked on a career in the world of communications that brought him into contact with major companies in the field of fashion and luxury goods. From there he joined the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, where he became the General Director. Since 2010 he has been Visiting Professor at the Creative Academy in Milan and from 2016 he has been Executive Co-Director of the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, where, in 2018, ha curated the exhibition-event “Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future
Admission for Lighthinking Talk is free.
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Light is a social science and the innovation that guides it comes from curiosity and dialogue. This is how Lighthinking
- a cultural project made up by different initiatives - has been conceived. Moments of sharing rich in contamination for a new reading of light. During the Fuorisalone, light is transformed into language to reveal the secrets of storytelling and craftsmanship in Lighthinking Talks
given by exceptional speakers.