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Maria Chiara Lamperti - Micro sculptures to be worn

Maria Chiara Lamperti  
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  Milano

Micro sculptures to be worn. A path between mythology and tradition

Maria Chiara Lamperti was born in Milan in 1989; and lives and works there. In 2012 she graduated in sculpture from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and has being creating her own sculptures in steel and bronze with the investment castings method since 2010. Using the same technique, she has created her first bronze and silver jewels inspired by the world of aquatic micro-organisms (Pediastrum). In 2015, during a trip to Florence, she came across the workshop of the master Alessandro Dari from where she experimented new wax modelling techniques. Inspired by the master, she started along a new, mystic-figurative artistic path. With the "Teste” ring collection, Maria Chiara uses traditional, allegoric mythological themes to model human figures with different characters and identities.

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Q&A with Maria Chiara Lamperti

Your town. And three words to describe it.
Milan: fast, social, chaotic

Three words to describe your projects.
Nature, soul, creation

A colour.
Indigo

A taste.
Earth

Antique, modern or contemporary?
Contamination is essential

The most precious item you own?
What is the most precious for me is not objects

Where is design going?
Towards new anti-functional aesthetics

Where are you going?
where my instinct leads me...

Three words to describe Italy.
beautiful, damned, fragile

If not in Italy, where?
Holland

Never without?
passion

A motto.
"Never be satisfied with a lovely horizon, search for the infinite"