October 21, 2015
After widespread protests, including a flash-mob exhibition in Piazza San Marco, photographer Gianni Berengo Gardin will show his Mostri a Venezia (Monsters in Venice) at the former Olivetti typewriter showroom now owned by Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI).
September 14, 2015
Gianni Berengo Gardin’s series of photographs, “Monsters in Venice,” hauntingly captures the continuing confrontation between the tourist economy, as represented by huge cruise ships, and the protection of cultural patrimony.
August 9, 2014
The fight to stop large cruise ships from entering the Venetian lagoon ramped up in late July 2014 with calls from museum professionals and celebrities to ban “grandi navi” (large ships) from Venice.