Symposion
The excellence of Nature meets the excellence of Man ..

Literally Sympòsion means "drinking together". In its classical exception, during a Sympòsion, art constituted a part of the banquet like dishes and drinks served to diners.
At this banquet, artists and important personalities were invited to express themselves on certain concepts. Inspired by this pleasant and noble custom, Acqua Chiarella has launched her very personal Sympòsion; an open project in which, over the years, the "guests" of Chiarella will express themselves on two points to which the company is particularly attached:
its tradition and its history.


These are the values that Acqua Chiarella supports and spreads in Italy and in the world.
The SYMPOSION project is born from this corporate attitude.




Fabrizio Musa, (Como 1971) lives and works between Como and New York. Since his artistic debut, in the second half of the nineties, he has contaminated the more traditional painting techniques with new technologies. The working method of Fabrizio Musa, contemplates a plurality of techniques and has on several occasions been linked to architecture.

Since 2008 he collaborates with the architect Mario Botta in a project of pictorial re-elaboration of his architecture already realized in several exhibitions: "Church of the Holy Face Txt" in Turin on the occasion of the XXIII World Architecture Congress in 2008, the exhibition "Mario Botta. Txt "at the Montrasio Art Gallery in Monza, up to" Culture Nature - Botta.Txt "at the Venice Biennale, 12th International Architecture Exhibition in 2010.

Among his latest personal exhibitions we highlight the Videoinstallation (public work) "Terragni 80" on the Casa del Fascio in Como, the participation in the "Antonio Sant'Elia the Future of the cities" exhibition at the Milan Triennale, the "Antonio Sant 'exhibition Elia, at the origin of the Project "at the Civic Art Gallery of Como, the personal" Terragni.txt "in the new headquarters of the Terragni Archive inside the Novocomum in Como," Milan New York "at the Urban Center in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, "Archi.txt" at the Federico Rui Gallery of Contemporary Art in Milan, "Terragni.Txt" at the Italian Center for Contemporary Art in Foligno, "Bruxelles.Txt at the CIVA Museum (Center International pour la Ville, Architecture et le Paysage) of Brussels, "Monotypes" at the Firmafede Fortress of Sarzana, "China Txt", Galleria Obraz of Milan, "Tribute to Terragni" at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Brussels, "Terragni.Txt" at the Palazzo del Broletto in Como.

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Acqua Chiarella for 100X100 ACHILLE
a new format and a "Design Week Limited Edition"
to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Achille Castiglioni





The Limited Edition created in collaboration with the Achille Castiglioni Foundation is part of Sympòsion, the Art Edition project signed Acqua Chiarella in which the Excellence of Nature (Water) and the Excellence of Man (the Art) meet.
A label to wish Happy Birthday to the great Master!

Chiarella presents the first design project, a new format - 0.66L - and a "Design Week Limited Edition" that commemorates Achille Castiglioni on the occasion of the centenary of his birth.

A tribute to the figure of the Architect and Designer who had a genuine passion for the objet trouvè, the anonymous objects of which the windows of his study are full, today archive-museum, seat of the Achille Castiglioni Foundation.

For the 100X100 ACHILLE exhibition, organized by the Achille Castiglioni Foundation, 100 of the most important designers and architects in the world have been invited to "bring as a gift" to the Foundation an anonymous object of daily use accompanied by a personalized greeting card.

Also Chiarella wanted to contribute to this beautiful initiative bringing as a gift one of the most widespread anonymous objects in the world: the water bottle.

And the label is the greeting card for Achille Castiglioni's 100 years.

The label has been redesigned starting from one of the most famous phrases of the brilliant Architect and Designer: "If you're not curious, forget it", an invitation to "physically" enter the three-dimensional label and discover the profile of Achille Castiglioni, imagine and ask the story of this water bottle just like he did in front of everyday objects.



The Limited Edition created in collaboration with the Achille Castiglioni Foundation is part of Sympòsion, the Art Edition project signed Acqua Chiarella in which the Excellence of Nature (Water) and the Excellence of Man (the Art) meet.
Symposion for Pallacanestro Varese
With Symposion, the excellence of Nature meets the excellence of Man.

In our Symposion we met excellent personalities with whom to talk, share and reinterpret our history.
Starting from art, we continued through the history of design.
In this protagonist chapter is the sport: the captain of the Basketball Varese Giancarlo Ferrero is our guest in this episode of Symposion.

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