Starting formative year 2018-2019
This morning at the school mosaicists of Friuli was inaugurated by President Stefano Lovison and the director Gian Piero Brovedani the formative year 2018-2019. Present at the start of the courses the Spilimbergo’ Mayor Enrico Sarcinelli is The regional councillor for the budget, Barbara Zilli, Who wanted to highlight the excellence of the cultural proposal offered by the school of Spilimbergo, become a reference point of tourism-cultural of the region, as well as the quality of training that allows young Masters mosaicists Graduate from school to learn a trade and export it all over the world. In particular, the mayor reiterated how the school represents “the jewel of the community as a model of excellence for the professionals of Mosaic art able to attract students and tourists from all over Europe and not only”; Alderman Zilli, however, has said “enthusiastic to bring his greeting and that of the entire regional administration and wanted to recognize the merit of quality and professionalism in the school as well as the ability to express high education, bringing high in World the value of Friuli Venezia Giulia with the art of Mosaic “. The Zilli concluded its intervention remembering that “the region will always be at the side of the school mosaicists of Friuli”.
The president wanted to remember the works carried out by the students aimed at upgrading the area outside the school building, as evidenced by the lining of the fire escape and the mosaic installation “Urban Landscape” (designed By the artist Giulio Candussio) that decores the chimney in the school garden. This work has been realized thanks to the project “Start Up mosaico 2018”, Result of the collaboration With the Fondazione Friuli, with the objectives to renew the fundamental role of the synergies established by the Mosaicists school with the many productive realities of the region and to pay attention to the potential that the mosaic can have in the sectors of architecture and design.
Just with this perspective the school was delighted to participate in “Homo Faber. Crafting a more human future “, the great event on the European Artigian Excellence scheduled until September 30 in Venice, creating a mosaic floor for the architectural installation conceived by the designer and architect India Mahdavi, who expressed Great appreciation for the work done by the mosaicists.
Moreover, the mosaicists ‘ School of Friuli has retained its international dimension, welcoming also this year in its first students ‘ courses from all over the world, from Chile to Russia, from Canada to Kazakhstan; It must be said, however, that more than 50% of the new members come from our region. As usual the staff is full, while the rich educational program that will begin with the visit to “Homo Faber” is already established; The students will also have during the year the opportunity to deepen the history of the mosaic by making their own techniques, methodologies, the use of matter and color in the most diverse spaces and epochal contexts up to the contemporaneity. They will do research and experimentation, participate – living a formative experience on the field – at stages dedicated to the mosaic qualification of spaces of the school building and of the Mosaics Gallery, acquiring the basis to give voice to their Artistic expression.
The school, therefore, has the task of raising its pupils as mosaicists and as people, helping them to give the maximum and to pull out all the personal resources to keep alive an art that is passionate and has many potential.
Welcome to all students and happy formative year!