Swoon: Swimming Cities of Serenissima Fundraiser

Swimming Cities of Serenissima, international street and installation artist Swoon's floating art project, is the kind of undertaking that puts it in the creative ranks of other optimistically adventurous events like Burning Man. With a mission of inspiring hope in a time of over-consumption and economic despair, the collection of handcrafted sculptural vessels built from salvaged materials will make their way from Slovenia to Venice, …

Venice Biennale 2007

The 52nd Biennale di Venezia opened to the public this week and runs until 27 November 2007. I was in Venice for the vernissage, which takes place a few days before the official opening. During that time Venice is filled with curators, artists, collectors, enthusiasts and fashionistas, all trying to see as many pavilions before it gets too crowded and snag press bags and invitations …

Judi Harvest

New York-based artist Judi Harvest's work constantly looks to the illuminated cosmos for inspiration. Her upcoming September installation at Venice's famed Caffé Florian, Venetian Satellite, will be similar in form and aesthetic functionality to her Venice installation Luna Piena, a sped-up lunar calendar of 2,070 blown glass spheres that's on view at the Valaresso vaporetto stop through November 2006. (Pictured left.) Like Luna Piena, Venetian …