Archive for January, 2010

Biennale on Carnival

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

The Biennale is going on Carnival from the 6th to the 16th of February with an educational program and many initiative dedicated to children, by the Giardini di Sant’ Elena (former pavilion Italy).
The program introduced by the major to the Biennale and the Venetian Marketing Events presidents includes workshops (several meetings for a total duration of three hours) for the schools. Meetings are organized thanks to the assistance of the Biennale operators and about 80 students of the Art Institute.

Mask and costume making, performances, and cinema, everything come with gadgets, sweets and chocolate fountains. Inscribe is easy and moreover free, to book call tel. 0415818828.

The highest point? The program provide a Carnival in the dark for blind children and boys: recognize the art by the sense of touch. An event no to be missed considering that the Biennale is following the path of integration with the city activities, never done before.

Biennale Carnival

La Fenice for Haiti

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

An extraordinary concert will be held on Jan 25 at 8.30 pm, promoted by the Foundation and the Theatre employee, to raise funds to aid Haiti population.

The money will be devolved to N.P.H. Italia Francesca Rava Fundation, to finance a Paediatric Hospital.

Fenice Theatre

Damaged Sculpture at Punta della Dogana Museum

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

The episode happened on Dec. 28th but it has been disclosed only few days ago.
An opera by Mike Kelley exposed on the “Città Rossa Room” has been damaged and a column stolen. The opera is insured for one million of Euros.

The vandal is an aged man, blameless, artist and journalist, he during the years he published various operas reviews. He has been identified by the security system cameras of the museum.

Mike Kelley - Kandor