Images courtesy of: The Venice Glass Week
Moderator: Marzia Scalon, Art Advisor
Alice Zanon, Gallery Services / Exhibition coordinator, Apice
Annalisa Gottardo, Technical Department, Apice
Marco Gnes, Logistics Manager, Apice
Riccardo Alfarè, Operative Coordinator, Apice
Graduated at the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy – Disciplines of Art, Music and Entertrainment at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Marzia Scalon holds the qualification of Technician in Restoration of Cultural Heritage, at the Istituto Spinelli, Florence. Master’s degree in Fine Arts at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. Worked as an independent registrar and journalist. Member of the Editorial Staff of Saggi e Memorie di Storia dell’Arte, a periodical published by the Giorgio Cini Foundation. For the latter she covers the role of curator of the Glass Study Center of the Institute of Art History, coordinating part of the scientific activities carried on within the project LE STANZE DEL VETRO.
Graduated in foreign languages, Alice Zanon entered into the transport of artworks world in 2010 working for Apice. She has always been passionate about art so being able to work in this field has been a dream come true. She visited Murano and its furnaces for years as a tourist guide, always finding demonstrations by glass craftsmen fascinating. Since 2012 she has been taking care of the projects of Le Stanze del Vetro, specializing in the delicate and particular transport of glass artworks, with the peculiarities of transport to and from Venice. The distinctiveness of this field with the new challenges that arise with each transport and the preparation of operations in order to make the handling of fragile glass artworks safe and effective makes her competence and enthusiasm grow from time to time.
In 2009 Annalisa Gottardo obtained a degree in Industrial Design of Product at the IUAV University in Venice. She started her professional experience in Leo De Carlo's venetian design studio dealing with the development and implementation of new types of glass products for the Turkish multinational company Paşabahçe. She has expanded her knowledge of this material attending the Abate Zanetti Glass School in Murano, deepening the design and production techniques of artisanal and artistic glass artifacts. Afterwards she approaches the field of artwork handling by carrying out a preparatory period in Apice to fully understand the peculiarities of the field and since 2014 she entered the technical studio of Ottart in which she takes care of developing the museum set up company products, starting from the design idea to the executive, dealing with the production process, from the choice of materials to the timing of supply and on-site installation as well as the development of special projects for Apice.
Marco Gnes graduated in 2003 at the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy - Disciplines of Art, Music and Entertainment. His first training experience in the sector has been at the Superintendence of Historic Artistic Heritage of Bologna - exhibition office. After that experience from 2004 he performed six years of work in another company that transports works of art, improving various tasks at 360 ° from the logistics, packaging and handling assistance, supervision of the handling and set-up of the exhibition venue, inspections, management of the fleet and teams. He joined Apice 10 years ago with the role of logistics manager: general coordination of services, organization of the fleet and teams of technicians, supervision and quality control.
Graduated in 1996 at the B. Marcello Conservatory of Venice, Riccardo Alfarè subsequently continued his violin studies in Gent Belgium and Paris, graduating from the respective Conservatories. He entered the logistics branch with musical concerts, in which - in addition to performances - he became passionate about the different kind of transports during tours in Europe. His working career therefore leads him to leave the world of professional music and specializing in logistics, working in a transport and logistics company for large-scale distribution. The passion for beauty leads him in 2019 to reconcile logistics and art from the professional point of view, arriving in Apice where he becomes coordinator for all handling and transport operations, coordinating the teams of fitters and transporters.
Images courtesy of: The Venice Glass Week
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September 22, 2020 12:01 pm local time