This special edition of C Photo is dedicated to 'Real Venice' a project of the 'Venice in Peril Fund' which has invited a group of distinguished international artists to photograph Venice and create a collection of original images of the city for the 2011 Venice Biennale.
The 'Real Venice' issue features Maria Antonella Pelizzari, Claudio Piersanti, William A. Ewing, Hiroshi Watanabe, Jules Spinatsch, Dionisio Gonzalez, Nan Goldin, Tim Parchikov, Candida Hoefer, Mimmo Jodice, Robert Walker, Matthias Schaller, Lynne Cohen, Philip-Lorca Dicorcia, Tiina Itkonen, Antonio Girbes, Pierre Gonnord. The images will be donated by the artists and will be auctioned for the benefit of the lagoon city.
"This is the kind of creative, international collaboration that Venice needs, not only to raise funds, but to get people thinking about why it should be saved." Lord Rothschild OM