To introduce you to the world of jewel, Venice Design Week in collaboration with Marianna Serandrei is organizing “Il gioiello nel cinema” (jewels inside the cinema), an interesting conference led by the cinema expert Carlo Montanaro. The lecture will take place the 22nd of September 2015 at 5 pm at Hotel Saturnia Conference Hall in Venice. This event will be an anticipation on the upcoming exhibition that will showcase the jewells of the winning participants of the Jewelry VDW Selection. This show will run from the 28th of September to the 11th of October 2015 at Ca’ Pisani Design Hotel.
Searching jewels in the cinema universe has always been an authentic treasure hunt; we can find them in every inch of film as protagonist or just key of expression. The difficulty of understanding whether the jewel can be defining or not is what fascinates us most. An object that pull you from adventure to exotic dimensions and not only…In few words, we will go through this question, traveling from elegance to luxury and art getting to know the true role of the jewel in the cinema.
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Carlo Montanaro is a writer, journalist and Italian cinema critic. After taking a degree in Architecture, he focused on his passion on mass media culture, in particular in the cinematographic field by beginning to collaborate with several dailies and magazines and writing numerous essays. He is an active curator of cultural event, festivals and reviews and has taught for many years at Ca’ Foscari University and at the Academy of Fine arts of Venice. From 2010 is president of “Associazione italiana per le ricerche di storia del cinema” and has founded the cultural association “Archivio storico Carlo Montanaro”, transforming his private collection in one of the most rich group of cinematographic material in Italy.
Carlo Montanaro has always been great supporter of all initiatives promoted by Venice Design Week and in its last editions has kept meetings between design, art and cinema such as “Influenze ed interferenze tra cinema e design”. In this last occasion, the cinema critic tried to analyze the link between design and cinema, highlighting on how in movies objects of the design with uncommon shapes and functions has anticipated their introduction in our daily lives.