23 January 2007

Reason #437 to think big (and to let it all go)

So the Story Goes:

"The Doge (Mocenigo) needed a church so as to be able to have a monumental tomb built for himself, the church (San Staë) needed a saint so as to be able to be built, the saint (San Eustachio) needed a miracle so as to be pronounced a saint, the miracle needed a stag in order to be seen, and we built the garden for the reindeer.
The visitors lie on the bed above the doge’s gravestone, and the garden thinks for them."

Falling Garden
San Staë church on the Canale Grande
50th Biennial of Venice, 2003


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