The Changing Face of Venice by Sarah Quill

When:
14 June 2024 @ 2:30 pm
2024-06-14T14:30:00+01:00
2024-06-14T14:45:00+01:00
Where:
Towner Cinema,
Cost:
£12 (EAC Members £10)

 

 

In our imagination Venice is unchanging, but after the fall of the Venetian Republic in 1797 the modern world began leaving its mark.  In the mid-nineteenth century, alterations were being made to many buildings, and the city suffered bombing during the 1849 siege, following the uprising against Austrian occupation.  Sarah Quill, a trustee of The Venice in Peril Fund, has worked between Venice and London for many years to create a photographic archive of Venetian architecture, environment, and daily life. Her book, Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited, has recently been published in a new edition. In this illustrated talk she will show some of the changes that have taken place in the lagoon city. 

Sarah Quill has worked between Venice and London for many years to create a photographic archive of Venetian architecture, sculpture, and daily life. Her book, Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited was published in 2000, followed by a new edition in 2015.  During the 1980s she worked in the film industry, taking the stills photographs on feature films. She lectures regularly, principally on Venetian subjects, and is a trustee of the Venice in Peril Fund, the British committee for the preservation of Venice.

 

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