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  • Our planet needs your creativity and engagement! What is your contribution to sustainability?

    Before having to deal with sustainability in the last months I had a very confused idea of what sustainability really is - and I found out a lot of people are confused as well! When I first knew I was involved in the organization of a workshop on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promoted by the UN, I started to do what I generally do in these new situations: google! According to Ban Ki Moon “The new agenda is a promise by leaders to all people everywhere. It is an agenda for people...

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  • Join the YOUNG VOICES board

    WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR VOICE! Are you a solution seeker? Do you dream of a more sustainable world, where humans live in harmony with nature? Does the idea of bringing Venice’s unique cultural history to life fascinate you? Are you curious about how digital technology will impact our understanding of our past and our present in the future? Would you like to contribute your voice and ideas to the development of Science Gallery Venice?  If yes, why not apply for a spot on our Young Voices board? We...

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  • Do you ever find yourself staring in silence at the sea, or the Venice lagoon? What thoughts does it trigger in you?

      The lagoon is a remarkable space for meditation. Every so often, I go to the lagoon to be reminded of the great and expandable universe - a thought that surfaces only on rare occasions, and which, more often now, seems obscured in the activities of my every day. On these occasions, I will admire the lagoon for its static and unchangeable beauty. Usually, I will sit by the waterfront with my legs stretched out over the bank, where I feel as though the waves could at any moment engulf me, or...

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  • Ariane Koek is the director of Science Gallery Venice

    Ariane Koek is Science Gallery Venice’s first Director. She has a love of and expertise in imagination and creativity in arts, science and technology.   She initiated and designed  as the Founding Director for nearly 5 years  Arts At CERN  - the international interdisciplinary arts/science/technology programme based at  the world’s largest particle physics public research laboratory in Switzerland. Prior to that she was given the Clore Fellowship -  an international cultural leadership award...

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  • Announcing Science Gallery Venice

    Today we are excited to announce the next opening of Science Gallery Venice due to 2019. The announcement has been this afternoon -December, 16th - in Aula Baratto at Ca' Foscari's Headquarter, where the Rector and President of the Venetian District of Research and Innovation (DVRI),Michele Bugliesi and Andrea Bandelli, CEO of Science Gallery International, signed the agreement for the start of the project. In addition to Dublin, London, Bangalore and Melbourne, Venice will be the fifth node...

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