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Collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Internship Programme

This new initiative, in collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection’s internship programme, is supported by Melissa Ulfane with a view to exposing these temporary (and less temporary) citizens to the crucial issues and challenges facing Venice. During the course of…

Polpo London: Christmas Campaign for Venice

The Polpo restaurants in London have chosen We are here Venice as the charity to benefit from their Christmas fundraising campaign and will be generously collecting money from their diners to support our work here in Venice throughout December. Please…

Pellestrina Appeal

We are here Venice is collaborating with Palazzo Polignac to raise funds for the community of Pellestrina. Palazzo Polignac, which hosts cultural and musical events, held a fundraising concert on the 8th of December. You can help the people of…

Professional internship at the Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio for the City of Venice and the Lagoon

On September 30, 2018, the first professional internship at the Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio for the City of Venice and the Lagoon was completed, with the support of We are here Venice, which facilitated the framework agreement between…

International symposia and conferences

“Sea Change” Conference in Blackpool, UK Laura Onofri, environmental economist, presented the paper “Venice helps save the World” in collaboration with We are here Venice about the potential of the lagoon ecosystem as a carbonsink — at the “Sea Change”…

Collettivo Barena Bianca

In 2018 WahV began a collaboration with the artist collective Barena Bianca, following their meeting during a workshop at IUAV Visual Arts dept. Barena Primavera-Estate Barena Primavera-Estate was a workshop produced by We are here Venice and curated by the…

Orientation for students from all over the world

“Nothing to see here”, Sandberg Institute, Venice 22.09.2019 WahV meets the students of the Design Department of the Sandberg Institute to share their point of view on the dynamics of the city and stimulate a dialogue with the group of…

The beginning of peak tourist season in Venice and media coverage

Spring marks the beginning of peak tourist season in Venice. Flows aren’t going to reduce before mid-winter. WahV consulted with Israeli TV for their series of news reports on overtourism in European hotspots: Venice, Barcelona, Dubrovnik. It is striking to…

We are here Venice becomes a member of ASviS

The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development’s mission is to raise the awareness of the Italian society, economic stakeholders and institutions on the importance of the Global Agenda for sustainable development, bringing together actors who already deal with specific aspects related to the…

The first Artist Residency at the Accademia Galleries, Venice

As conclusion of the artist’s residency, the presentation of Aurale, Brusii per audioguide After three months of his artist residency, Claudio Beorchia presented his works at the Gallerie dell’Accademia on Friday, April 12, and they will be available to the…

Support for craftmanship

LAGUNA cushion Chiarastella Cattana has produced a special cushion dedicated to the Venice lagoon, as a “memento of the people, the rhythms of the seasons, traditional fishing that are part of a complex ecosystem that is now so vulnerable”. 10%…

Venezia H20: WahV’s exciting new collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

WahV is especially delighted to be collaborating with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection under the umbrella of the Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile. We have devised a set of six family workshops with the Guggenheim’s team of educators on the theme…

Working with the local community on climate change

Climathon Venice 2018 – Ideas and strategies for reducing resource use and waste in Venice Venice Science Park – Edificio Porta dell’Innovazione Via della Libertà, 12 – Marghera-Venice (VE) – October 25 / 26, 2018 The third edition of Venice…

Laguna Viva at the V-A-C Foundation

Laguna Viva opens at the V-A-C Foundation’s Palazzo delle Zattere Laguna Viva is integral to the long-term strategy whereby Palazzo delle Zattere engage with the complexities of everyday life in Venice. V-A-C Foundation commissioned London based collective Assemble, who work across the…

Venice Fellows and the British Council

2018 Fellows’ groups This is the second year that WahV has been asked by the British Council to provide orientation sessions to their Venice Fellows, as a Supporting Partner. The students and researchers come to work at the British Pavilion…

Explore our Venice Resource on the Royal Geographical Society Website

The Royal Geographical Society partnered with We are here Venice to produce a Venice module which has now been launched on the Royal Geographical Society’s new website. The resource features videos, fact sheets, podcasts, interviews, activities and lesson plans and…

Festa della Sensa and Osella D’Oro 2017

The Osella d’Oro is one of Venice’s most traditional events, dating back to about the year 1000 when the Doge cast a ring into the water to celebrate the Marriage of the Sea, symbolising the intimate relationship between the city…

Field Studies of the Venetian Lagoon

Field Studies of the Venetian Lagoon Photography Exhibition and Creative Laboratory Torre Massimiliana, Island of Sant’Erasmo 7 July – 7 August 2016 ‘Field Studies’ is a collaboration between a conservationist and a photographer; the starting point is their common interest…

2015 Victoria & Albert Museum: ALL OF THIS BELONGS TO YOU

WahV carried out background research for muf art/architecture’s installation in the Medieval Galleries. The idea was to re-unite the objects originally taken from Venice that have been at the Museum for decades, centuries even, with the history of the places…

2014 Venezia è Laguna and the Regata Storica

In concert with various other local groups fighting the plan to dredge a new navigation channel in the Lagoon for cruiseships, WahV chose to use the occasion to re-affirm a crucial dimension of Venetian governance: to save the city, the…

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