Saturday, 15 October 2011

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

The sun has not climbed
over the rooftops yet

Reflections in a video screen

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

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


Images and Text
© by Merisi


  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.


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

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

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

  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!

  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.

    thanks! :-)

    one of my favorite pavilions!

    the whole pavilion was a treat for the senses!

    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.

  7. Loving the light in the first picture particularly.

  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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