An international collaboration of artists, conservationists, and historians explore the paradoxical magnificence and fragility of an ancient animal and an ancient city in a combined symposium and exhibition.

 

Symposium

24th November, 2018
Palazzo Contarini Polignac

Beauty and the Beast: Venice and the Rhino

Interrogates questions of luxury, conservation, and sustainable consumption, through art and discourse.


Exhibition

24th November - 21 December, 2018
Magazzino Gallery, Palazzo Contarini Polignac

Rhinoceros: Luxury’s fragile frontier

A weighty beast, which has roamed the earth for 50 million years, now faces the true cost of unregulated desire.

 


Visitor information

Location details and map here

About the event

Learn more about the story behind the event here



with GRATITUDE to

Grimshaw Architects > website

and

School of Historical and Philosophical Studies > website
at the University of Melbourne

and

the many individuals who made donations so this event could happen


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