© 2018 by Emma Colthurst

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The Venice Archive

2014

The intervention into the Venice Archive aims to reveal the documentation of Venice and the World through the Venetian eye. The Archive was moved from the Venetian Palaces to the vaults of the Basilica Santa Maria dei Frari in the 1800s, after the state reformation. Through the Venetian Characters who run the Archive,  architectural fragments collide and harmonise as the Archive reveals itself to the visitor, turning the building and the history of Venice. ‚Äč