E-Creative is the European network for the development of the relation art-business, an international platform made by institutions, universities, artists and ‘Made in Itlay’ firms, joint in a team to create projects in the fields of arts, entrepreneurship and technological innovation.

Art against the crisis: the art is a transformation engine in urban contexts, an innovation factor for the firms, and a radar to suggest answers on the topic of environmental sustainability.

The meeting in June, from 3rd to 5th, is the first appointment of a list of activities to develop the topic art-busines, in view of the European project that the network will present in October 2009.
The debate will be diffused on the web to be enriched by contribution and proposals from the public and the online press, through the pages created on social networks:
– A live blogging system, featuring news, videointerviews and photos, diffused on the main social networks, and a live streaming broadcast of the meetings through the webtv Glomera will allow the public to follow the meetings online and to interact with the debate;
– The interactive game The Future: a better place, by Log607, will collect suggestions for a sustainable future. It will be based on the debate opened during the meetings and on the social networks: it will gather, until October 2009, suggestions, proposals, projects, which will be published and finally will feed the European project.

NETWORK
Fnv, Venice
Brandit, Pordenone
Log607/H-Farm, Treviso
Studio Camuffo, Venice
Venice International University, Venice
University of Leeds/School of Design, Contemporary Art, Leeds

Ietm, Bruxelles
Metadistretto DigitalMediale, Venice
Encatc, Bruxelles
Euratechnologies, Lille
NIRI Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute, Leeds

MEDIA PARTNERS

Ottagono For forty years Ottagono has been the magazine of reference in the world of design
Glomera TV in the global multimedia era
Venezia da vivere (Live Blogging) The creative guide to the contemporary city

TECHNOLOGICAL SUPPORT

Personal computers provided by Apple Italia srl, in collaboration with abc.it srl, Apple Premium Reseller di Padova, Vicenza e Mestre.
Palazzo Barbarigo is a design hotel in a Venetian Palace overlooking the Canal Grande, between Palazzo Grassi and Rialto, which decided to dedicate its spaces to the event and to participate to the debate on art and business.
Press Room opens from 01:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The spaces in Palazzo Barbarigo will be connected through wifi and will have some Apple work stations available for journalists participating to the event and for accredited guests.

EVENTS PROGRAMME

E-CREATIVE art for a better future
03.06  6pm  Art and urban transformation
04.06  6pm  The relation art/business
05.06  6pm  Round table and conclusions
05.06  7.30pm Cocktail Party

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009 6 pm
Art and urban transformation: the most interesting experiences at national and international level about projects in which the art is a transformation engine in urban contexts and the art change the perception of the spaces and the way we live them.

Thursday, June 4th 2009 6 pm
The relation art/business: As radar to suggest ideas to business, the art, set in the processes of product innovation, becomes a competitive asset on the global market, and an innovation factor to offer answers to the most urgent problems: environmental sustainability, social responsibility.
Speakers: Giuseppe Avesani, President, Brandit; Tomas Barazza, Manager, Log607/H-Farm; Marco Bettiol, Head of Creativity, Venice International University; Pino Bisazza, Trend; Pascale Debrocq, SEM Ville Renouvelée, Tourcoing-Roubaix-Wattrelos, Lille; Elena Catto, Palazzetti; Cesare De Michelis, President, Marsilio Editori; Alberto Del Biondi, President, Alberto Del Biondi Industria del Design; Alvise Ferro, Galliano Ferro; Fabio Fornasier, Fornasier; Patrizia Moroso, Moroso; Florence Laly, Euratechnologies, Ville de Tourcoing, Lille; Alessandro Lolli, direttore, Ottagono; Luciano Marson, Horm; Stefano Micelli, Dean, Venice International University; Marzia Vianello, Andromeda Murano; Walter Nicolino, Architect, carlorattiassociati & SENSEable City Lab; Mauro Olivieri, Vistosi; Diego Paccagnella, Lateral Director, Lago; Daniele Prosdocimo, Valcucine; Marco Raiola, Artemide; Monica Scanu, Direttore Med, Master in Cultural Experience Design and Management, Domus Academy; Gianandrea Seguso; Laura Scarpa, Director, Venezia da Vivere.

Friday, June 5th 2009 6 pm

Round table and conclusions
The Future: a better place
An interactive game, by Log607, collecting suggestions for a sustainable future.
June 3rd, 4th, 5th
Press Room opens from 01:30pm to 9pm.

CONTACTS
E-Creative is a project by Fnv Srl
Giudecca, 212, 30133 Venezia
Tel. +39 041 2446939
Fax +39 041 2446921
http://www.fnv.co.it

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