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Aroop – Issue on Failure

WahV contributed to Aroop magazine’s volume on Failure with an essay entitled “The Venice Paradox”. The review’s fourth volume of 2020 also included contributions from acclaimed writers Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee, Vivek Narayanan and Sumana Roy. It was guest-edited by Ananya…

Whose City Is It Anyway?

Following our 2019 publication How Was It For You?, We are here Venice is publishing Whose City Is It Anyway?  – a comprehensive summary of Venice’s relationship with tourism, along with specific policy recommendations for how this relationship might be improved. Following lockdown…

Ships in the Dark: On the inadequacy of cruise ship safety measures in the time of Covid-19

This report examines the shortcomings of cruise ship companies in light of the Covid-19 global emergency – using Venice as a case study. We hope that this challenging period will bring about positive change in the form of cruise ship…

How to make your own anti-cruise ship awareness campaign

This brief manual was conceived as a guide for other groups and associations which are fighting against similar problems caused by cruise ships all over the world. We invite other organisations to use this manual to create their own awareness…

WahV at the Cartagena Cruise Dialogue 2020

WahV was the only NGO to take part in the Cartagena Cruise Dialogue 2020, where we presented “The Venice Paradox” – our analysis of the negative impacts cruise tourism in Venice. The abstract underlines the importance of reformulating the issue…

How was it for you? (2019)

La Biennale di Venezia is a global cultural event which draws the world’s gaze to Venice. How Was It For You? is an investigation into the ways in which the institution serves the interests of the city and its residents.…

Critical care: Architecture and urbanism for a broken planet (2019)

Critical Care. Architecture and urbanism for a broken planet” is a book published by MIT Press and was an exhibition at  Architekturzentrum Wien edited and  curated by Elke Krasny and  Angelika Fitz. The book was reviewed in Architectural Digest. The book contains 21 case studies as well…

Acqua in Piazza (2016)

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Vogliamo Venezia (2015)

Booklet following the flash-mob “Vogliamo Venezia” in September 2015 to show the Venetians view of the cruiseship problem and demonstrate the need for greater public participation in the decisions affecting Venice’s future. The booklet was prepared specially for the UNESCO…

Villa Frankenstein Vol. #2 (2010)

Villa Frankenstein – The Journal of the British Pavilion Vol. #2 now available for download   Volume #2 – LA LAGUNA DI VENEZIA takes a closer look at the Venice lagoon and the issues surrounding it including step by steps…

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