The Como textile history …
Como city presents SILK RELOADED , a multimedia event at St. Pietro in Atrio , from 7th December to 6th January 2014.
Multisensory experience that will accompany the audience on a journey into the world of textiles , including past, present and future, to rediscover the beauty and charm of the professions and the reality of the world of fashion, innovation and research .
An emotional scene will characterize the event , a true multimedia show with games and graphics and animations with special lighting effects and soundtrack. Through flashbacks and time jumps into the future yet to be imagined , visitors will travel a journey from the tradition of the ancient silk processing meanders through the actuality of the Como textile companies , the fashion’s glamour , the cutting edge of technology , with an eye also to research for eco-sustainability .
The public will be invited to interact with certain objects in the exhibition, ancient and contemporary : unique pieces from the Educational Silk Museum of Como , Como tissues supplied by the companies , inkjet printers and 3D .
The creativity of Silk Reloaded , developed in collaboration with specialists in the field of communications and events – Cats Promotion, Studio with Orange and Fernanda Service – directly involved teachers and students ISIS Setificio , and hinges on the assets of the Educational Museum Silk Road, as well as on contemporary material and / or made available by the historic business district and various realities of the territory .
The Silk Reloaded project also provides a path towards ( which took place in recent weeks ) and depth (up to around January 2014 ) through thematic conferences and meetings in various locations , as well as activities with the public and educational workshops, made collaboration with cultural institutions and associations in the city.
From December 7 to January 6, 2014 with free admission.