Venice Biennale Art Trip

Venice Biennale Art Trip from Latrobe College of Art & Design

By: Latrobe College of Art & Design   13-Apr-2016
Keywords: Fine Art, Artists, Fine Arts, Australian Art

Spend two weeks at the 55th Venice Biennale, the major international contemporary art show held once every two years in Venice, Italy. Visit museums and galleries, produce an art journal, attend classes, work on practical projects, explore Venice and outlying islands then return to Melbourne and participate in an exhibition at Latrobe College Gallery. The trip is accredited as a drawing subject in the Diploma of Visual Art. The title for the 55th International Art Exhibition is: The Encyclopedic Palace. The exhibition will place at its heart “a reflection on the ways in which images have been used to organize knowledge and shape our experience of the world”. To attempt “an inquiry in the realms of the imaginary and the functions of imagination”. Visit museums and galleries including: The 55th venice biennale The accademia Punta della dogana Palazzo grassi The guggenheim museum Drawing classes and projects include visits to: The rialto market The lagoon islands The campanile Art materials included Exhibition at college gallery All biennale and museum entries included Open to Latrobe College students and the public. Experienced and non-experienced participants welcome. “There is something so different in Venice from any other place in the world that you leave at once all accustomed habits and everyday sights to enter an enchanted garden” (Mary Shelley) Additional Information: Small Group (limited to 16 places) Accompanied by 2 full time lecturers from Latrobe College: Jane Cocks and Honor Bradbeer Students will need to organise and pay for their own travel arrangements to and from Venice as well as accommodation, which we are happy to help with We recommend staying near to The Biennale We meet every morning at the entrance gates to the arsenale in the castello district The gates are marked on most tourist guides (in pictures you will see them guarded by four lions) This is a quiet residential area, with surprisingly few tourists There are many reasonably priced apartments to rent in this area Meeting location and area of Biennale: This subject is available with vet fee help for eligible students Trip dates: September 23rd to October 4th Students will need to be in Venice by Sunday the 22nd September to be able to meet with the group on the morning of the 23rd at 10am The trip will conclude on the night of the 4th with a group dinner We strongly recommend arriving at least a day early to recover from such a long journey before the trip begins

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