Patrizia’s island in the Adriatic

Saturday 23rd April, 2022 - Bruce Sterling

*That should be interesting.

More than 200 art world luminaries—including Tate director Maria Balshaw and Venice Biennale curator Cecilia Alemani—were transported yesterday to a private Venetian island for a sneak peek of an ambitious private project backed by one of Italy’s most prominent collectors.

Turin-based Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo plans to turn the island of San Giacomo—which lies between Murano and Burano—into “a place to produce artistic projects, to host research and discussions on art, music, cinema, theatre and contemporary culture”, a project statement says….