andreco catalyzes the climate change discussion through public artwork in venice

andreco catalyzes the climate change discussion through public artwork in venice

andreco completes the fourth part in his series titled ‘climate.’ this installation, on the exterior wall of the fondamenta santa lucia facing piazzale roma, the main entrance and pedestrian thoroughfare into the historic city of venice. visible from the calatrava bridge that straddles the grand canal, this mural brings to light the effects of changes in the global climate and venice’s rising water levels. the ‘climate’ series is a culmination of social interventions in different european cities, which began in november 2015 during cop 21, the UN’s conference to discuss climate change. other installations from this series exist in bologna and bari, before arriving in venice.

andreco completes the venice installation for his multi-step series on climate change
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andreco’s installation creates an intimate connection between science and art — a dialogue inspired by the latest scientific research on the effects of climate change. in bari, the main theme of the artwork was the accelerating desertification caused by the rising temperatures, while in venice the artist’s focus is the rising sea level. the project includes three different interventions, specifically conceived and developed for the city of venice: a big wall painting, a talk which will analyze climate change under a scientific and artistic point of view, and an academic conference featuring international scientists and their research on climate change.

through visual art, the artist is able to articulate the results of current climate research

other installations of this series can be found in bari and bologna

venice stands as a symbol of a city most directly effected by climate change

the artwork inspires and catalyzes discussion about this important issue

the large scale mural covers an exterior wall on the fondamenta santa lucia

the location is visible from one of the main passages into the historic, canal city

the project started in paris in november 2015 during the cop 21, the UN conference about climatic change

while in bari the artwork’s main theme was the accelerating desertification caused by the rising temperatures

alongside the wall painting, a talk which will analyze climate change, and an academic conference will take place

the project combines art and science to focus on the consequences of the climatic changes


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