Saturday, 15 October 2011

Venice in the Time of the Biennale
Merisi's Viennese Escapes


Morning
The sun has not climbed
over the rooftops yet

Framed
Reflections in a video screen

City on the Waterfront
Reality or virtual art?
Only the fire extinguisher label
a sure sign of reality

Crowd
Guided tour in the Italian pavillon

Happy Hour
Watching the sun set
and 12-story cruise ships
on their way out of San Marco bay

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Images and Text
© by Merisi

9 comments:

  1. Love the picture at the top of the gondolier. Funny enough, I actually used to be a gondolier for The Gondola Company in San Diego, California (USA). Fun job but much harder than it looks!!! I can only imagine how difficult it is to navigate the skinny water ways of Venice.

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  2. Oh, that first picture! I love Venice but think I'd like to visit in the off-season.

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  3. I love the golden frame at the Korean pavilion!

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  4. I like the moment captured in the photo with the frame. The contrast between the punchy red and gold is also great.

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  5. The colours in every image are just breathtaking. I'm so nostalgic for Venice now, I don't know what to do with myself!

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  6. Bump,
    wow, gondoliere is definitely not an easy job!

    Vicki Lane,
    what I love about Venice is that one can create one's own off-season! Knowing when to be where is all there is.

    Carol,
    thanks! :-)

    Vreni,
    one of my favorite pavilions!

    Zosia,
    the whole pavilion was a treat for the senses!

    Karen,
    I empathize, feeling the same!
    I'll have to travel to Florence the week after next, wanted to book a flight, but am seriously contemplating to drive in order to make a stopover in Venice, just to revisit the Biennale.

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  7. Loving the light in the first picture particularly.

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  8. I clicked over from your comments in Stephanie's course. Your photographs are beautiful and how wonderful to see more of Venice!

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