Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Shark bite

  • Comment
astragal

For the first time ever, St Mark's Square was closed to the public for the starstudded premiere of Shark Tale by Steven Spielberg, part of the Venice Film Festival (which overlapped with the biennale).

The film was shown on a giant inflatable screen, while the square was lit by lamps on massive space-beam structures, and the whole thing was put up and taken down in a day. It reminded your correspondent of the Instant City project by Archigram in 1968, designed by one Peter Cook, this year's curator of the British Pavilion.

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.