AMALIA at the Salone Off of the international Book Fair of Turin

With AMALIA: 10 and 12 May, two days, so many events not to be missed!

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Former Venchi Unica building, via De Sanctis 12 – Turin – room at the 3rd floor

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– FRIDAY, May 10 – 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

EXHIBITION, PRESENTATION AND … APERITIVO! 

Making, protecting, preserving: three words, three actions, illustrated in an exhibition and in a presentation.

The exhibition: a journey into the world of books and manufacturing techniques. Old books, bookbindings from Europe, Africa and the Far East, images, objects from the world of handmade books. A world in which yesterday’s craftsmanship connects with today’s creativity. Open from 3.30pm to 7pm.

Presentation: every hour (4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm) Maria Luisa Russo, Vera Favro and Timoty Leonardi will introduce you to national and international safeguard projects: from Timbuktu to Göttingen, from Susa to Hamburg, a journey through the heritage of archives and libraries and the Institutions involved in their safeguard.

Workshops of Sunday 12 May will be presented.

Starting from 5:30 pm, aperitivo offered by AMALIA association.

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– SUNDAY, May 12 – 10:00 am-7:00 pm

CREATIVITY SUNDAY: MINIATURE AND BOOKBINDING WORKSHOPS

Children will be introduced into the world of colours and scribes; adults will get into the bookbinding work and create three different types of binding: three small objects to be taken home.

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: miniature workshop for children (age: 6-10 years)
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: bookbinding workshop for children (age: 11-16 years)
  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: bookbinding workshop for adults.

The event is organized in collaboration with the Fondazione Museo del Tesoro del Duomo e Archivio Capitolare of Vercelli.

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IS THERE A FEE FOR THE EVENTS AND THE WORKSHOPS?

Both the exhibition and the workshops are free. For organizational reasons, registration is needed for the workshops. Please send an e-mail to info@amaliaweb.org

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