TUESDAY AT THE EXCELSIOR
WITH LA BIENNALE
For its 2021 exhibitions and festivals, La Biennale di Venezia is staging a series of special Tuesday events for Hotel Excelsior guests. Each is designed to enhance participants’ experience of La Biennale’s festivals and exhibitions and are led by La Biennale di Venezia’s professionals. The events take place at Hotel Excelsior, with an average duration of one hour.
DANCING - 20th & 27th July 2021
The workshop addresses the sense of self and otherness, by questioning through performance received views about the body, the built environment and atmosphere. Bodily motion and performance are used to explore the sense of agency in children and adults.
CINEMA - 17th & 24th August 2021
"Once upon a Time at the Lido: A Walk through the History of the Venice Film Festival"
The presentation addresses the birth and main episodes in the life of the “Mostra”, the oldest film festival in the world, by illustrating its iconic venues at the Lido di Venezia. From the Hotel Excelsior itself to the Palazzo del Cinema in the 1930s, through subsequent projects and transformations, to celebrating one of the world’s most prestigious Film Festivals.
Archivio Storico della Biennale di Venezia - ASAC
Photo Andrea Avezzù - Jacopo Salvi