Mariateresa De Antoni, the queen of boiled wool jackets in Carnia. In Comeglians she leads one of the few laboratories in Italy for weaving and making boiled wool articles, worked from the yarn to the baking up to the making, following traditional times and methods.
“Wool contains hydrogen, oxygen, sulphur and many other elements. A real panacea for the body. Wool wearers are more balanced and communicative.” W. Schwienbacher
Nothing is lost, a title that is able to shake immediately; in a moment like the one we are living, forced to fight against the insidious pandemic, Illegio celebrates life and beauty that never give up.
“Our life is a work of art, whether we know it or not, whether we like it or not.” Zygmunt Baumann
Each time is like a miracle that renews itself. And every time it is the same joy, the same satisfaction, when that remnant of fabric, chosen among a thousand available, is transformed into an elegant, unique and perfect pair of scarpez, the typical Friulane slippers.
“Where a work is created, where a dream continues, a tree is planted, a child is given to birth, life works there and a breach has opened in the darkness of time.” Herman Hesse
A show that in Friuli Venezia Giulia is especially charming, thanks to the extraordinary biodiversity given by the numerous species of trees present. Maples, larches, birches, ash trees, chestnut trees: nothing is missing here and the leaves are literally tinged with a thousand colours
“There is a joy in the unexplored woods. There is an ecstasy on the lonely beach. I don’t love man less, but Nature more.” George Gordon Byron