For their final presentation, the winners of the STARTS4Water challenge—The Future of High Waters: Geo-engineering Solutions for the Venetian Lagoon—Leonor Serrano Rivas and Diego Delas, conceived a 10 min performance and an expedition into the underwater worlds of the Venice Lagoon and its canals, Breathings of the Moon.
On May 27, artist-in-residence Sonia Levy spoke to the Moving Image Arts Master program students at University Iuav in Venice. During her lecture, she introduced her projects, For the Love of Corals and Creatures of the Line, giving insight into her research.
Artists-in-residence Sonia Levy, Heather Anne Swanson, Meredith Root-Bernstein and Alexandra Arènes recently visited Ecomuseo delle Erbe Palustre to learn more about the traditional use of wetland plants. In May, they plan to return to follow up on their investigations through a workshop.
For our meeting with Georg, we focussed on the differential parameters that empower the apparition of the Aqua Alta phenomenon. A deep survey on these four parameters was deployed brilliantly by Georg during our conversation, and as a result, our task was to inquire amongst others on systems of representation and analysis, measurement and data compilations.
The winners of The Future of High Waters: Nature-Based Solutions for The Venetian Lagoon challenge: Sonia Levy, Heather Anne Swanson, Meredith Root-Bernstein and Alexandra Arènes, got the opportunity to talk with the co-founder and executive director of We are here Venice (WahV) Jane da Mosto on January 1 and continued by meeting a cultural geographer and researcher Francesco Visentin on January 26.