Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Rhian has been part of the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus team at the Wales Pavilion at the Venice Biennale for four days now but here are her thoughts on how the experience might help her develop her work and ideas that she wrote just before leaving for this career changing experience. In less than a week I will be in Venice. I have recently … Continue reading Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Heledd Evans

Venice diary: Lost and Found – and a Monteverdi concert

Heledd Evans, First Year Fine Art student and Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme member: On the day after I arrived I went off to explore. I had just finished my first day invigilating so I went off for a gander around Venice to familiarise myself. I got horrifically lost, which seems to be a talent of mine, but I did find my way eventually. … Continue reading Venice diary: Lost and Found – and a Monteverdi concert

Picture shows Gweni Llwyd.

Venice Biennale invigilator Heledd reviews fellow invigilator Gweni’s Summer Show exhibit

While she takes part in the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme with the Arts Council of Wales at the Wales Pavilion, first year Fine Art student Heledd Evans aims to explore her writing skills. Just before she left Cardiff for this career changing experience, Heledd reviewed fellow invigilator Gweni Llwyd’s degree show piece, ‘Dwylo Blewog’. Over to Heledd: I chose pieces that explored concepts … Continue reading Venice Biennale invigilator Heledd reviews fellow invigilator Gweni’s Summer Show exhibit

Breakfast Club at the Venice Biennale: a chance to reflect and share experiences

Breakfast Club! By Angela Magee, Second Year Fine Art Student Breakfast Club is something that the Wales in Venice team began in 2015 and, as the first term of Welsh invigilators, we were keen for Wales to establish it again this year. The Venice Biennale closes on Mondays, which means all of us invigilators all get a day off – so it’s a perfect time … Continue reading Breakfast Club at the Venice Biennale: a chance to reflect and share experiences

James Richards, Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale 2017: BA Fine Art student Angela’s first week as invigilator

Life in Venice after a whirlwind first week by Angela Magee, Second Year Fine Art Student Well it was an eventful, full-on first week of my five week residency in Venice, invigilating at the Wales Pavilion at the Biennale and developing my own work, and this is the first chance I’ve had to post a news story… Press week is always busy, and especially so … Continue reading Venice Biennale 2017: BA Fine Art student Angela’s first week as invigilator

CSAD at the Venice Biennale

CSAD at the Venice Biennale

Cardiff School of Art and Design is delighted to be supporting its students to have the unique experience of invigilating Wales’ exhibition at the Santa Maria Ausiliatrice and to develop their own artistic, writing and curatorial practice during their stay. The seven selected students will each spend a month at the Biennale – the largest and most prestigious visual arts exhibition in the world. We … Continue reading CSAD at the Venice Biennale