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LUCCA (Italy) Cartasia in Door and aout Door 400 exposants
Tuesday 26 July 2016, 08:00am - 05:00pm
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8° Edition Biennale of Paper is about to flood the historic center of Lucca!

arte magazinec LSchermata 2016 italoamericana CsiaFrom the beginning of July international artists are working to make the monumental paper sculptures that will be shown into the squares of Lucca in August.

A lot of events, exhibitions, creative funny labs, meetings about design and so much more!

The best in paper art of summer 2016 in Tuscany!

Cartasia, the International Paper Biennial, takes place in Lucca, a Tuscan medieval town rich in history and culture, and the biggest paper production center in Europe. The mix between production, history, tradition and art gives to the town the title of "Paper's world capital".

What does it consist of?

Paper monumental installations made by the artists invited in Lucca.
Paper Indoor Exhibition. Singular paper artworks from all over the world will be ehibit during the Biennial.
Paper design exhibition. It's not only about usual paper design, here you can find paper technical innovation or prototypes not still on market. An inspiration for the future.

TALKS based on the theme of the edition. It will be treated in several matters: economic, social, environmental, artistic and so on.
Creative LAB. Twice a week, a group of children will go on a guided visit of indoor or outdoor sculpures, then they will make their own paper arworks. Children are helped to discover art using the Munari method.
Performances where paper is used in a new and suggestive way.

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