Suddently an Elephant – Cameraphoto

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Permalink 0

It’s a morning of 2016, Barbaria della Tole, a long callethat leads from beautiful campo dei SS. Giovanni and Paolo to the heart of Sestriere di Castelllo. A knot of people is collected around a shop window. In the middle, towers the image of an elephant waking around a Venetian calle, surrounded by two wings ...

The Venetian Rowing

Thursday, September 27, 2018 Permalink 0

In 2014, three young Venetians had a bold and brilliant idea: to restore traditional Venetian boats and use them to teach voga alla veneta (the traditional venetian way of paddling) and vela al terzo (traditional sailing). The Venice On Board project started as a sport and culture association, thanks to the initiative and the dream of ...

Venezia Stampa

Friday, August 31, 2018 Permalink 0

Can a small craft workshop become a place of resistance to the big evolutionary events in history? Is it possible to survive the digitalisation of typographic techniques and mass tourism? Luca and Michele’s printshop, Venezia Stampa, is here to tell us that it is indeed possible. It all started in 1989. Luca’s family was in the ...

On the trails of the conspired

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Permalink 0

We could have been recklessly unscrupulous and entitle this piece “The Stones of Venice”, picturing ourselves as second John Ruskins, praising the infinite beauty of this city and defending strenuously its fragile architecture. Of course, the history is in the stones, but is it the history of the stones? This is a short story with ...

Northernmost of Venice

Friday, June 15, 2018 Permalink 0

One of the least known and yet interesting areas of Venice is the one that includes Campo, Fondamenta and Sacca della Misericordia, that passes through Campo and Fondamenta dell’Abazia and crosses Campo dei Mori until Fondamenta della Sensa. These are not touristic places and maybe for this reason you can feel a unique and pleasant sense ...