Art in a bag? International brand Furla presents their Spring Summer 2012 Advertising Campaign showcasing the brilliant artistry of Furla grand prize winner of " Premio Furla per I'Arte"--Sissi. The artist from Bologna is know for her works with sculptures, installations and performances with sculptural prostheses constructed by interweaving different materials such as plastics, iron, bamboo and ropes.
In 2002, she won the Furla per l’Arte award. In 2010, she was chosen by the brand to provide a testimonial for the spring-summer 2010 press campaign, adding her own personal contribution to the creative concept. With so many feathers on her cap, added citations and awards includethe Gotham Prize from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Italian Institute of Culture of New York (2012 New York), the Rome Prize at the American Academy (2006-7 Rome), and the New York Prize from the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Italian Academy, Columbia University (2005-2006 New York).
Sissi's great masterpieces of in both solo and collective exhibitions all over the world include “Abitanti”, FaMa Gallery (Verona, 2011), “Patterns of the Mind”, Turku Biennal (Turku, Finland, 2011), “Il trucco e le maschere”, FaMa Gallery (Verona 2011), “Via Farini at No Soul For Sale”, Tate Modern (London, 2011),““Addosso”, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro (Milan, 2010), “Artifici contemporanei e difformità barocche”, Arcos Museo d’arte Contemporanea Sannio (Benevento, 2009),“Collaudi”, Italian Pavillion, 53rd Venice Biennale “Fare Mondi” (Venice, 2009),“Al di la dello sguardo alla corda lega”, Mizuma gallery (Tokyo, 2008), 15th Rome Quadriennale (Rome 2008),“Voliare”, Fattoria di Celle, Collezione Privata Gori (Pistoia, 2007), “Global Feminism” at the Brooklyn Museum (New York, 2007),Travancore Palace, New Delhi (from 2007 to 2008),“Nature”, Chelsea Art Museum (New York, 2006), “Nidi”, Macro (Rome, 2004) “The walk”, W139 (Amsterdam 2003), ”Phantom of Desire”, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum (Graz, 2003),“Aerea”, Moca (Miami 2001), Italian Genius Now” itinerant exhibition; Museo Pecci, Prato; Museum of Fine Arts, Hanoi; White House, Emily Hill House Singapore; Korea Design Center, Seoul; Xuexue Institute, Taipei; “Watou Poeziezomer”, and Watou Smak (Ghent 2001).
The creative union of both Furla and Sissi is the redefining an image and concept paving way for a refreshing visual narrative of art and fashion.