PORTRAITS OF VENETIANS

    Don’t Waste Venice

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    Don’t Waste Venice What has observed that the biggest part of the floating waste in Venice is made out of plastic. This comes as no surprise, since almost 90% of all the trash is made of plastic. Plastic doesn’t decompose as organic waste does, instead it fragments becoming smaller and smaller down to few microns and are then absorbed by plancton, entering therefore our food chain. The effects and consequences of plastic on living beings and on humans have yet to be understood… but we doubt it’s going to give us super power.

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    Massimiliano Caldarone, Glass Artist

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    Starting from Murano glass rods, every step of the crafting is entirely performed by hand by Massimiliano following the traditional Murano glass torching and glass blowing techniques.

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    Marilisa Dal Cason, Mask Maker

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    Marilisa creates most of her hand crafted masks by respecting in every single step the traditional venetian mask making techniques.

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    Nicolao, Costumes Taylor

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    You might not know it, but you’ve seen and loved Nicolao’s hand made productions already multiple times in your life: the biggest Theatres, Movie productions, Hollywood itself, have been counting on Nicolao’s costumes ever since he first opened his atelier in 1980. Nicolao is the man who’s work is the closest thing to a time machine, the key to the creation of a credible and authentic jump into the past.

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    Carlos Brassesco, Mask Maker

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    Born in Argentina, Carlos came to Venice for his studies and found himself to witness the re-discovery of the Venetian Carnival in 1979: with a group of friends of his University, Carlos decided to try to create a few masks to have fun… and in 2016 it is still what he loves best doing!

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    Attombri Brothers, jewellery designers

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    Since 1986, the two brothers Stefano and Daniele Attombri invented and developed their own techniques for the crafting of unique jewelles: a combination of metal thread. interweaved as in a needlework, with now unfindable Murano glass beads.
    Wanted by renown fashion brands, the Attombri’s authentic and unique pieces are known and appreciated internationally.

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    Marina Celano, Mask Maker

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    Close to the historical venetian fish market, yet off the beaten path, Marina welcomed us into her little enchanted masks shop. From the creation of the mold, until the finishing touches with feathers and gems, Marina puts her fine creativity and touch at work for the crafting of original, fine, and feminine masks.

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    Ruggero De Zorzi, Leather Artisan

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    In the family shop opened by his father in 1965, Ruggero continues to craft, innovate, and guarantee the excellence of made in Italy leather bags. Carefully planning every step of the crafting, and taking advantage of his expertise, Ruggero is able to offer a unique, original, and amazing production.

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    Dario Bernadinelli, Jewellery designer

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    With the desire to offer unique hand made glass jewells, the Belardinelli family founded “Rialto 79”, in the very heart of Rialto, in 1986. Since its origins, “Rialto 79” has become a reference for taste and quality, much appreciated by locals as well as by visitors. In the past years, Dario joined this authentic family business, guaranteeing therefore a continuation of quality and care for the customer.

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    Piero Dri, Artisan Remer

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    Piero Dri , artisan Remer An ancient craft bond to Venice like few others, oar…

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