Progetto Archivi della Moda del ’900
The Italian and the international patrimonies compared: culture, art, handicrafts, territory, history 1st Study Seminar Archivi della Moda del ‘900: the first results of the Project in Florence and Tuscany
from 04 to 05 June 2009
Firenze, Palazzo Spini Feroni - Via de’ Tornabuoni, 2
fter the presentation on 12 January in the Sala Bianca in Palazzo Pitti, and intensive promotional activities throughout many parts of Italy, the project, “Archivi della Moda del ‘900” [Fashion Archives of the 20th Century] came to life in Florence on 4 and 5 June with the first study seminar dedicated to remembering and enhancing the heritage related to the Florentine and Tuscan sistema moda – or fashion system.
The seminar in Palazzo Spini Feroni presented the preliminary results of the survey of fashion archives in Florence and Tuscany.
The meeting featured papers by university professors, museum directors, fashion archive curators, directors of training institutions, archivists and members of the fashion trades, directors of foundations and the representatives from the government departments for the Cultural Heritage. The aim is to present and analyze the many and complex factors which contribute to making the sistema moda in Florence and Tuscany an outstanding productive and cultural force for one of our economy’s leading industries.