A unique experience, next to great masters, to create exceptional pieces for a new museum set-up
The Master in costumes for cinema, TV, the show The Fabric of Dreams was an educational and costume design workshop that began on February 24, 2020, interrupted shortly after due to the Covid-19 emergency, resumed on June 15 and ended on 8 August.
The 17 participants were able to experience a unique experience alongside great masters of the sector. The Oscar Prize Gabriella Pescucci, Carlo Poggioli and Alessandro Lai, the laboratory coordinator and costume designer Simonetta Leoncini and an exceptional teaching staff, composed by Luca Costigliolo (Historical Cut), Roberta Orsi Landini (History of Art and Costume), Aurora Fiorentini (History of Cinema), Rodolfo Bargelli (Hand Drawing), Alessandra Carta (Digital Drawing), Anna Lombardi (Costume Department Organization), Thessy Schoenholzer Nichols (Philological Drawing of Costume) and Roberto Tranchina (Costume and Fashion).
The participants managed to create 6 costumes for women and 4 for men of the common people, 2 splendid Renaissance skirts and a reproduction of the dress of Isabella of Aragon found in the Aragonese Arks, as well as paper and digital moodboards, sketches and drawings, samples of aged fabric and more.