Università di Bologna / Campus di Rimini / Scuola di Lettere e Beni Culturali / Dipartimento di Scienze per la qualità della Vita / ZoneModa
Second cycle degree in fashion culture and management – fcm www.fashionculturemanagement.unibo.it
FASHION AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN – curricula Fashion Culture – prof. PAOLO FERRARINI
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Fashion, design and crafts in Italy: beauty meets talent
special lecture with ALBERTO CAVALLI
November 7, 2016 – h. 15.00 – 19.00
Valgimigli Campus, room 1
Rimini, Vicolo Santa Chiara 40
Alberto Cavalli starts his career in fashion working for a well-known Milanese PR Agency.
In 2001 he joins the Dolce & Gabbana International Press Office directed by Carla Buzzi, where he works until 2007 as Press Office Manager.
In parallel he keeps a role as researcher at the University and develops a career as journalist, collaborating with numerous magazines.
In 2007 he decides to change his career; he quits PR and is named “Lifestyle and Luxury Goods Correspondent” by Vedomosti, the leading Russian financial newspaper and by its monthly supplement, the Russian “How to spend it” magazine. In 2007 he joins Franco Cologni, the worldwide-known top manager of high jewellery and fine watch-making, to direct his Italian non-profit Foundation dedicated to the promotion and protection of the finest Italian arts and crafts. In his role as General Manager he creates and follows a number of successful projects, from internships aimed at young artisans to the publishing of books and magazines, from scientific research to teaching.
In 2009 he co-curates the book “Mestieri d’arte e Made in Italy. Giacimenti culturali da riscoprire”, followed by “Artefici di bellezza” in 2013 and by “Il Valore del mestiere” in 2014, all published by Marsilio Editori. From 2010 he is a visiting professor at the Creative Academy in Milan, and from 2014 he teaches “Bellezza Italiana” at Milan’s Politecnico University.He is a member of the Centre du Luxe et de la Création in Paris, and of the Cultural Committee of the International Foundation of High Watch-Making in Geneva.