'Trafaria Praia' by Joana Vasconcelos, Floating Portuguese Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2013 | Yellowtrace.


Floating Portuguese Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2013 by Joana Vasconcelos consists of an old Lisbon ferryboat transformed into a work of art. Titled ‘Trafaria Praia’ the ferry sails the Venice lagoon at regular intervals, addressing commonalities between Lisbon and Venice, namely their rich seafaring histories, which for centuries helped expand Europe’s worldview.

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[Source: Trafaria Praia.]


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  1. Highlights from the 55th Venice Biennale 2013.

    […] Trafaria Praia (2013) is a project by Portuguese representative Joana Vasconcelos. Finding herself without an exhibition space, the artist transformed the exterior and the interior an old Portuguese ferry, fitted it out with her installation. This is such a fascinating and incredibly complex project. I urge you to have a look at the photos of it’s making and the video. EPIC!! […]


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