Conference main theme: Knowledge, Conservation & Reuse, Restyling & Innovation
Turin (Italy), 23-24 April, 2019 – Castello del Valentino, Salone d’Onore del Politecnico
Florence (Italy), 26-28 April, 2019 – Biblioteca delle Oblate
In the 2019 Kirker lecture, given in aid of Venice in Peril, Edmund de Waal considers the Venice Ghetto as a place which is simultaneously at the margins of the city whilst also being at the centre of world culture.
Edmund de Waal is an internationally acclaimed artist and writer, renowned for his family memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes (2010) which won many literary prices. He was made an OBE for his services to art in 2011. He lives and works in London.