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Swoon – “Swimming Cities of Serenissima” Final Resting Place

Fans who have followed Swoon’s (interviewed) career path have certainly heard of her famous Swimming Cities of Serenissima, a floating art installation last seen at the Brooklyn Museum last year. But what has become of that iconic DIY vessel since then? It looks like our friends at Brooklyn Street Art have the answer as they have documented the final resting place for one of the NY-based artist’s most recognizable creations. Swoon has decided to dock it in a wooded area away from the city where it can be […]

Update: Swoon – “The Swimming Cities of Serenissima”

Last time we interviewed Swoon, she was getting ready to set sail on her latest journey (The Swimming Cities of Serenissima) to Venice with her hand crafted fleet of ships. Thanks to our boys at Vandalog, we caught up with Swoon just as her mini-armada arrived for the Bienalle in Venice.  Here are some pics of Swoon and her crew as they docked in in the city of canals. More photos after the jump.

Interviews: Swoon – “The Swimming Cities of Serenissima”

Following the success of Swimming Cities of Switchback Sea (Hudson River, 2008) and the Miss Rockaway Armada (Mississippi River, 2006-2007), Swoon has announced her most ambitious and creative project to date: The Swimming Cities of Serenissima. In May 2009, Swoon will set sail in three intricately hand-crafted vessels built from recycled materials and crewed by 35 fellow artists starting from the Karst region of Slovenia across the Adriatic Sea to their final destination in Venice. The crafts will be developed as the journey progresses and […]