The paper summarizes research aimed at enhancing and safeguarding ceramic art in Calabria, particularly the depiction of myths and figures of popular culture. It is a cultural expression that concerns two prevalent sectors among those defined by the Convention: "oral traditions and expressions" and "traditional craftsmanship". The research highlights the historical, artistic, and ethno-anthropological value of narration through representation and relates it to similar expressions of the immaterial culture of other regions of the world.

The art of Calabrian ceramics and the representation of popular myths

Daniele Colistra
2023-01-01

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The paper summarizes research aimed at enhancing and safeguarding ceramic art in Calabria, particularly the depiction of myths and figures of popular culture. It is a cultural expression that concerns two prevalent sectors among those defined by the Convention: "oral traditions and expressions" and "traditional craftsmanship". The research highlights the historical, artistic, and ethno-anthropological value of narration through representation and relates it to similar expressions of the immaterial culture of other regions of the world.
2023
978-88-492-5059-6
Engobed ceramic, popular myths, apotropaic masks, intangible heritage, oral culture
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