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artists create Swimming Cities to travel and perform

Rob Campanile

The Swimming Cities of Serenissima, made out of salvaged materials, was a fleet of three vessels that navigated the Adriatic Sea from the Litoral region of Slovenia to Venice, Italy in May of 2009. Designed by the visual artist SWOON, the floating sculptures were inspired by dense urban cityscapes and thickly intertwined mangrove swamps from her Florida youth. More info:

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This photo essay is amazing. I love her work. It would be interesting to travel on one of those for a few months.