Homo Faber: Crafting a More Human Future. Living Treasures of Europe and Japan

Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
plus Apr, 10May, 01 2022

“Homo Faber: Crafting a More Human Future” returns to San Giorgio from 10 April to 1 May 2022. This year’s edition is devoted to the Living
Treasures of Europe and Japan, a major project for the promotion of excellent artistic craftsmanship organised by the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, in partnership with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, the Fondazione Cologni Mestieri d’Arte, Milan, the Japan Foundation and the Fondation Bettencourt Schueller, France, with the patronage of UNESCO. On the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, visitors will be able to explore masterpieces, exhibitions, installations and workshops showcasing the art of great European master artisans and creatives and a selection of “Japanese National Living Treasures”. The exhibitions and events have been designed by a team of international curators, coordinated by Alberto Cavalli, executive director of the Fondazione Cologni and director of the Michelangelo Foundation.
A cultural experience of craftsmanship:

15 exhibitions, 22 curators and designers, 12 Japanese National Living Treasures, over 850 unique works crafted by more than 400 designers and artisans from 43 countries.