A video showcasing the work behind the carts installation at the IAMLA
Dolce & Gabbana fashion inspired by folkloric motives from the Sicilian iconography. D&G sponsored the carts exhibition.
Carretti as popular culture icons. Here are used to customize a bicycle.
We conceived this exhibition as a lens through which to share Sicily itself–the multilayered history of the island. The Sicilian cart provides such a wonderful perspective of Sicily’s history, and the many cultures that shaped what we now consider to be Sicilian. Marianna Gatto
A detail of a cart
The carts motives used on a refrigerator produced by the Italian appliance manufacturer SMEG.
Often, [the carts] are merely presented as objects from the past. We really wanted to show the contemporary popular culture connections and illustrate how the carretto is still a very important part of the Sicilian consciousness. Marianna Gatto
The "Teste di Moro", another iconic art craft from Sicilian folklore