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2013 venice biennale #13

The Bahamas Pavilion “Polar Eclipse” installation by Tavares Strachan, who surrounds us with documentation of a re-enactment of a historic narrative:  the 1909 polar expedition of Robert Peary and Matthew Alexander Henson.

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Marcello Maloberti installation “La Voglia Matta” (above) – spare a thought for the performers who sit/stand on a lump of marble for hours on end…art…

“The Dry Salvages” by Elisabetta Benassi – 10,000 bricks made from clay taken from areas of the 1951 Polsine flood that are imprinted with the names and alphanumeric cataloguing codes of the largest pieces of space debris still in orbit around the earth…

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