Leaving…

The saddest day – the studio is re-arranged – to be played with or deconstructed – the desk left ready for Aldo or others to draw…   The end of an extraordinary month – great thanks to all who made all of us from Wales so very welcome – who fed us and helped us…

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Residency Closing Event

Cristiano prepares little pizzas and biscotti for the Closing Event… Listening cones – a late addition to the presentation – with the prints brought as presents for the house, now installed in the hall. The closing presentation – an arrangement of objects, the studio furniture, sound and video projection. Working at SantʼAlvise – listening to…

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Storm

Heavy rain sweeping in across the the lagoon. Setting up for closing event – playing with objects, lighting, projection and sound.

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Workshop

Theo and Aldo make boxes and other things. Faroq and Sergio in the studio – not making prints… Prints and cyanotypes made by Olivia and others attending.

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Malefatte!!

Visited the inspiring Malefatte shop yesterday and spoke with the Director of the project, Liri Longo – also inspiring – so warm, professional, articulate (in English!) and knowledgeable. www.rioteradeipensieri.org malefattevenezia.it Read about the work of the project with prisons in Venice and their collaboration with the very genrous US artist Mark Bradford. And buy their…

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Cimitero

A visit to the cemetery on the Isola di San Michele – on a stormy day day (rain, thunder and lightning).

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Per stampe

Another hot day at Sant’Alvise – so stayed in the shade of the studio for most of the day – writing a text for the closing event, making small objects, drawing – and preparing for a workshop with guests and others next week. (Stamp kit from Tiger will be useful for the prints we are…

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