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Enrico Costantini takes his camera and curiosity down to one of Europe's oldest Jewish ghettos, which happens to be found through the tiny alleyways of Venice. Here's more...
Enrico Costantini pulls us further into Venice’s labyrinth of slight passageways, taking us to the Acqua Alta, the bookshop on the canals.
Last week Enrico Costantini investigated the world of Venetian Ateliers with respected Stefano Nicolao. This week he takes one of Nicolao’s beautiful costumes on to the streets of Venice.
In the light of Venice Carnival, Enrico Costantini found himself intrigued by the traditions that venetian ateliers and the way they work within theatre, film and for global events such as Carnivale di Venezia. He spoke to respected atelier Stefano Nicolao for Swide.
With the many tourist attractions that Venice harbours, you can be forgiven for overlooking some of the hidden treasures that this city holds. Here, Enrico Costantini introduces you to some of those treasures, the churches of Venezia.
The San Michele cemetery, named after the archangel who defeated the dragon and took its immortality, is located on Island of Memory, in the waters that surround Venice.
After enjoying the Summer break, Venice in the Sky's Enrico Costantini is back and ready to share his view of Venice with us all once more. This September, it was the Architecture Biennale
This week’s Venice is the Sky brings the two worlds together; that of my hometown of Venezia and that of my university life in Rome. My family and friends were brought together over my love of architecture and interiors, celebrating my graduation from university.
When people think about Venice, one of the first images that comes to mind - together with the Basilica di San Marco with its steeple and, also, the magnificent Palazzo Ducale, of course – are the iconic gondolas, and the narrow waterways of Venice that these boats drift down. I wanted to know more.
Many people think that on the Lido di Venezia there isn’t much to do (when not in the movie Festival season!). But even if it is not the holiday spot where Kings and Princes used to gather anymore, or the place that Thomas Mann described so well in his "Death in Venice", it still is a Paradise of tranquillity that is worth the visit.
I have been promising myself for years that I would visit this pearl of the Venetian lagoon and, seeing as Spring has arrived, there is no time like the present to visit Burano; The italian island where the famous lace makers live.
Since I was a child, I have always wondered where my grandmother's antique chandelier came from, along with the those delicate coloured glass objects - often in phytomorphic shapes - that can be found in almost every Venetian household. So, I decided it was time to find out more about these beautiful treasures and delve into the art of Glassblowing in Murano.