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Floatation Devices: Venice Biennale

The Canadian artists from Reverse Pedagogy weren’t the only ones floating around the Venetian canals in the name of art last week.

Is it a reflection of the returning trend toward urban interventions (thank you VoCA faves Oldenburg and Kaprow) and flashmobs, or a way of modernizing the biennale whose pavilions and divisions along national lines are terribly outdated?

Mike Bouchet’s ‘Watershed’ goes down. Image: bldgblog.blogspot.com

What with the suburban American house (that sank), and the Russian submarine, we wonder what the Italians made of it all.

Artists from Reverse Pedagogy canoeing into Venice. Image: reversepedagogy.com

Alexander Ponomarev’s submarine. Image: nytimes.com

3 Responses to “Floatation Devices: Venice Biennale”

  1. Andrea says:

    Yes! Love that…thanks, I knew something was missing. There are probably others..

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