THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL PAPER FESTIVAL
Cartasia is the international Biennale dedicated to paper and its shapes, explored and experienced as never before. At Cartasia, paper becomes a means to express Art, a versatile element of Design, a topic to expand on during Talks and games and discoveries for Fun activities.
The Biennale takes place in the beautiful medieval town of Lucca (Tuscany), one of the biggest paper production centers in Europe.
Monumental paper sculptures will be exhibited in the open air in the squares and on the walls of the city, challenging all weather.
Unique paper artwork that exhibits worldwide talent. On show in the halls of the Palazzo Ducale, crown jewels of the beautiful historical centre of Lucca
Indoor exhibition of unusual and captivating interior furniture, along with innovative prototypes in carboard, all interactive.
Talks of various length and nature, to touch on topics such as current events, education, art, deisgn, politics, economy, film making, sociology, all referring back to the theme of this edition.
Fun and artistic activities for children, created with the Munari method, after a guided tour of the paper sculptures.
Cartasia will also be events in the city squares, performances and music.