When Street Artists Meet the Art of Salvatore Ferragamo

Discover the murals of street art artists inspired by the designer Salvatore Ferragamo. "Impronte" project is a creative tribute dedicated to Salvatore Ferragamo, born in Bonito in 1898 and is one of the most important Italian fashion brands.

By Collettivo Boca

In the heart of Irpinia In the heart of Irpinia (2016/2016) by TellasCollettivo Boca

"In the Heart of Irpinia" a work that represents the perceptive synthesis of the surrounding territory. The intervention recalls the recurrence of the natural element in the work of Ferragamo.

In the heart of Irpinia In the heart of Irpinia (2016/2016) by TellasCollettivo Boca

Tellas at work to create his Irpinia abstract landscape. Tellas was inspired by the 1938 boot by Salvatore Ferragamo.

In the heart of Irpinia In the heart of Irpinia (2016/2016) by TellasCollettivo Boca

The landscape is the physiological source of inspiration for the artist who chooses infrequent colors in his production to tell a story of grapes and wine, of earth and nature.

In the heart of Irpinia In the heart of Irpinia (2016/2016) by TellasCollettivo Boca

Tellas is known for its artistic research linked to nature and interaction with the territory.

Chiarezza di Luna Chiarezza di Luna (2016/2016) by Gola HundunCollettivo Boca

The work of Gola Hundun recalls the work of Ferragamo who loved to incorporate natural and animal elements into his creations.

Chiarezza di Luna Chiarezza di Luna (2016/2016) by Gola HundunCollettivo Boca

Gola's work is inspired by human and animal nature. It tells the moment of the day when the sun has not yet set but the lunar light overwhelms the landscape.

Chiarezza di Luna Chiarezza di Luna (2016/2016) by Gola HundunCollettivo Boca

Gola Hundun investigates the relationship between humanity and the biosphere.

Chiarezza di Luna Chiarezza di Luna (2016/2016) by Gola HundunCollettivo Boca

Gola represents a forest of natural elements where leaves, birds and the profile of a deer stand out which is a symbol of human wisdom and represents the wild nature of nature.

Nodo Nodo (2016/2016) by Milu CorrechCollettivo Boca

"Nodo" is a mural that translates Ferragamo's concept of femininity into a single figure: an invitation to rediscover the beauty of everyday life and the grace that belongs to all women.

Nodo Nodo (2016/2016) by Milu CorrechCollettivo Boca

Milu Correch's paintings are the result of a meticulous and in-depth study of human anatomy.

Nodo Nodo (2016/2016) by Milu CorrechCollettivo Boca

The knot in the handkerchief represents the gesture of memory. Milu was inspired by the figure of Salvatore Ferragamo's daughter.

Blind Blind (2016/2016) by MilloCollettivo Boca

Millo: "Sometimes as blind we don't see the magic, the beauty, the uniqueness that is hidden in each of us, as blind we act forgetting how special we are. Rediscover your rainbow."

Blind Blind (2016/2016) by MilloCollettivo Boca

Millo carries out an aesthetic research interpreting urban environments with large murals using simple lines mainly in black and white.

Blind Blind (2016/2016) by MilloCollettivo Boca

Millo: "Sometimes as blind we don't see the magic, the beauty, the uniqueness that is hidden in each of us, as blind we act forgetting how special we are. Rediscover your rainbow."

Blind Blind (2016/2016) by MilloCollettivo Boca

Millo was inspired by the 'rainbow shoe' made by Salvatore Ferragamo in 1938 for Judy Garland while he was playing ‘’ Dorothy ’’ in the movie ‘’ Il mago di Oz ’’.

Blind Blind (2016/2016) by MilloCollettivo Boca

The murals by Impronte, inspired by the models by Salvatore Ferragamo, return to the urban geography of Bonito a creative character but at the same time on a human scale.

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Impronte is a project of the Boca Collective created in collaboration with the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and the Municipality of Bonito (Av).


- Media partner
Ziguline, FrizziFrizzi, Gorgo, Orticalab and WideWalls

- Main Sponsor
Siem Ceramiche Arredobagno, Bruno Generators, Gruppo Coviello and Gelati Aloha.

- Supporters and partners
A big thank you also goes to the partners who helped develop the project: Provincial Tourist Board, Agriturismo La Macchia, Loffredo Arredamenti, BCC of Flumeri, Cantine Catena Montefalcione, Pane e Caffè, Arredogamma, Imbriano Macchine Agricole.


Photo: Antonio Sena, Salvatore Curcio and David Ardito

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