venice stories

Bellini's San Zaccaria altarpiece, Titian's last painting,, Steve McQueen's film about the Giardini, the burning of  the opera house, Teatro La Fenice, Sophie Calle's Suite Venitienne, Titian's Pesaro altarpiece in the Frari, the plague of monster cruise ships, masks, flags, the occupation of the campanile, wake-boarding in the Piazzavelvet Doges,  made-in-China gondolas, Acqua Altaweddings at the Miracoli, the trompe l'oeil ceiling of San Pantalonthe Carnival, the film festival, the Biennale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories inspired by Venetian loations or artworks are available in these places:

 

Short Fiction 7

 

Stinging Fly 26

 

Wortmosaik 3

 

The Beggar at the Gate and other stories

 

Bath Short Story Anthology

 

Others can be read or listened to online:

 

The Drum

 

RTE Radio 1 

 

Irish Writers' Centre

 

Posara Prize

 

Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Luci, Venice, 2011,  © Philip-Lorca diCorcia.