“IL SAPERE DELLE MANI”
X Edition of the Artistic Craft Competition "IL SAPERE DELLE MANI"; the purpose of the event is to offer new stimuli to artisans and local artists, promoting the meeting and exchange with artisans and artists from all over Italy and abroad. New in this X Edition is the Felt Section in needle and water technique using carded wool. Other materials may be used for the execution of the work. Lenci cloth, boiled wool and similar materials are not accepted for this section.
All those who have reached the age of 18 can participate in the competition.
Works will not be admitted exclusively pictorial Works (paintings) or made using assembled semi-finished products. Hands must leave a sign of transformation and creativity in the Opera. The competition will be divided into two sections: Artistic Crafts and Felt.
Each participant can compete by March 10, 2019, sending only one work per section. The works can also be presented on behalf of a group (schools, associations, etc.). The selected works will be exhibited at the Museo del Fiume in Nazzano (RM) from 18 to 19 May 2019 and will be published in the printed or multimedia catalog which will be distributed free to all participants and released together with the certificate of participation in the competition.
The award ceremony will take place on Sunday 19 May 2019 at 7.30 pm in the multipurpose hall of the Museo del Fiume in Nazzano (RM) and the following prizes will be awarded.
- Artistic Crafts Section: First prize Handicraft € 400.00; Second prize Artisan artefact € 100.00; Third prize Handicraft artefact
- Felt Section: First prize: handicraft € 400.00; Second prize Artisan artefact € 100.00; Third prize Handicraft artefact.
- Audience Award (unified sections): Hand-made article € 200.00
- Special Mention of the Jury: Handicraft The realization of the handicrafts will be done by the artisan members of the Association IL SAPERE DELLE MANI. These awards are not for sale and are processed as one-of-a-kind pieces.
The X Edition, is organized by the Association of Social Promotion The Knowledge of the Hands in collaboration with the Municipality of Nazzano (RM) and the Museum of the River, with the sponsorship of the Agricultural University of Nazzano and the Natural Reserve Nazzano Tevere-Farfa
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