Lanificio Luigi Ricceri Galleria dell’Accademia of Florence
“Fabric is Art”
On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 2018, on Tuesday January 9th (from 7.30 PM until 10 PM), at the Galleria dell’Accademia of Florence, Lanificio Luigi Ricceri is proud to present the event “Fabric is art”.
Ten exclusive and iconic fabric of the mill, true productive excellence of Made in Italy fabrics, will be the protagonists of a video installation made by Felice Limosani. They will be projected on Michelangelo’s David, in a magic bond between technology and art. A unique event to appreciate Michelangelo’s masterpiece and to celebrate the meeting point between Italian genius and the ideal of perfection and beauty which always inspires Lanificio Luigi Ricceri’s products.
Our thanks to Cecile Hollberg, director of the Galleria dell’Accademia of Florence.
Author and video performer of “Fabric is Art”
Multidisciplinary artist. He works with the idea to delete borders among art, design, technology, culture, experience and pure entertainment.
These are languages connected in an intrinsic way which influence themselves and interact with each other. Their approach sets them free from their limits in order to create something different, a
language which transcends to go beyond. His job extends itself from artistic installations to the building of immersive environments until the care of experiential exhibitions. He is a member of the Venezia Foundation and of the Matera Foudation, Capital of European Culture of the 2019. He has created artistic projects on commission of international brands. His site specific works have been exposed at the Louvre in Paris, Miami Art Basel, White Chapel in London, Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Triennale di Milano, Padiglione Mies Van der Rohe in Barcelona.
About: Lanificio Luigi Ricceri
Lanificio Luigi Ricceri is an italian business reality full of excellence in the fabrics’ production, it originates from the Twenties and is always specialized in fabrics for plain and fancy coats and constantly oriented towards the stylistic research and the customization of the product.
The peculiar characteristic of Lanificio Luigi Ricceri is the complete verticalization of the production process, this structure allows to guarantee the standards of absolute excellence on the quality control, a model of service built on the sartorial excellence even on small quantities and a profile of total confidentiality, fundamental to ensure to every customer true exclusivity on fabrics.
The owners’ passion, absolute freedom of the stylistic department and the ongoing technical research complete the mix of ingredients that made possible to guarantee throughout the years a reliability recognized by the most important fashion maisons.
Now the company consists of 20.000 covered mq on a surface of about 35.000 mq. There are 120 workers, with an annual production of about 1 million of metres. Lanificio Luigi Ricceri won
“Première Vision Award” for the most beautiful fabric in the world and has recently launched “Baby Suri Cashmere”, a more shiny cashmere with a long hair realized with the addition of the Baby Suri Alpaca.