• Protecting our Waterways

    1 month ago - By Aesthetica

    “Public spaces are for the free exchange of ideas. I strongly believe in the power of public art for positive social change.”- Melissa McGill.
    In 2019, Venice's iconic waterways turned red. 52 boats - each adorned with hand painted sails - stood out against the blue lagoon. The choreographed performance, titled Red Regatta , drew attention to the impact of rising sea levels and mass tourism in the region. It was devised by Melissa McGill , an interdisciplinary artist recognised for ambitious, large scale projects. Now, London's Mazzoleni gallery is hosting a new exhibition of her work...
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