Breathings of the moon. Explorations. Diego Delas and Leonor Serrano Rivas In Conversation with Gražina Subelyté.

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. 

S+T+ARTS in the Venetian Lagoon—Showcase Event

On June 21, we showcased the conclusion of the S+T+ARTS residencies that explore ecological and magical propositions for coexistence with water in the Venetian Lagoon.

STARTS4Water Academy Sonia Levy’s Masterclass x Moving Image Arts Master at IUAV

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.

Figuring the Literacy of the Venice Lagoon

Photo: Enrico Fiorese

An interview with Sonia Levy about her artistic research for the S+T+ARTS residency ‘The Future of High Waters: Nature-based Solutions for the Venetian Lagoon’  When artist Sonia Levy applied for the S+T+ARTS residency in TBA21–Academy, together with ecologist Meredith Root…

Visit to the Ecomuseo delle Erbe Palustre

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.

Leonor Serrano Rivas and Diego Delas meet local expert Georg Umgiesser

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 Future of High Waters: Nature-Based Solutions for The Venetian Lagoon – First meetings with Local Experts Group

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. 

Sonia Levy, Heather Anne Swanson , Meredith Root-Bernstein , Alexandra Arènes

Sonia Levy’s research-led practice considers shifting modes of engagement with more-than-human
 worlds in light of prevailing Earthly precarity. She is a 2021 commissioned artist at Radar Loughborough and Aarhus University. She has exhibited internationally, including shows and screenings at Centre…