Lace Biennial 2022
From June 14, throughout the Summer, until Autumn, between the Burano Lace Museum, the Palazzo Mocenigo Museum, and the Study Center for the History of Textile, Costume and Perfume in Venice, the Biennale del Merletto 2022 will be punctuated by various events, including a dedicated national conference, the Eighth Edition of the national competition Un Merletto per Venezia, exhibitions of contemporary artists and meetings with the best Lace Makers. The Thread of the Heart. The Twenty-Three Souls of Italian Lace) is the title of the exhibition of works of the Network of know-how to make the Art of Italian Lace, representing the communities committed to safeguarding and promoting their own Intangible Cultural Heritage towards UNESCO recognition, as well as starting point for a review of conferences scheduled at Palazzo Mocenigo. The exhibition curated by Francesca Brandes OPERA. Wanda Casaril, Elisabetta Di Sopra, Ilaria Margutti instead sees three artists of different ages, backgrounds and paths as protagonists who express themselves in imaginative assonance and intent despite the different means of expression, all attributable to the art of threads and fabrics. Monday 20 June at 10 am Palazzo Mocenigo hosts Art, Knowledge and Intangible Cultural Heritage. Itinerary of Knowledge and Knowing how to make Lace in Italy, the first National Conference dedicated to the art of lace in collaboration with the UNESCO office of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Culture and the Italian network of the Lace Community.