Sunday, August 12, 2007

A nice place to hang out






Falling Garden, San Staë church on the Canale Grande, 50th Biennial of Venice, 2003

A nice place to hang out ... in 2003!

The Doge (Mocenigo) needed a church so as to be able to have a monumental tomb built for himself, the church (San Staë) needed a saint so as to be able to be built, the saint (San Eustachio) needed a miracle so as to be pronounced a saint, the miracle needed a stag in order to be seen, and we built the garden for the reindeer.
The visitors lie on the bed above the doge’s gravestone, and the garden thinks for them.


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3 comments:

denis_m said...

Très beau, très aérien !

Johno said...

Incredible! Beyond description. I'm off to finish my time-machine!

Sean said...

Incredible concept and truly beautiful. A perfect place for contemplation---I wonder how hard it would be to make something similar in my room? Hmmm...

What great photos...glad I stopped by and saw them.

:)