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Venice Biennale: Bedwyr Williams looks to the stars

Work by the Welsh artist Bedwyr Williams has gone on public display in Venice.

His exhibition - The Starry Messenger - forms the official Welsh presence at this year's Venice Biennale, the international contemporary art event that takes place at venues across the Italian city every two years.

Designed at the artist's home in Rhostryfan in Gwynedd, the installation at a former Venetian convent features sculpture and a video performance.

It is inspired by amateur astronomy, and features a replica observatory and areas of near-darkness.

BBC Wales arts correspondent Huw Thomas has been to take a look.

Artist star-gazing for Biennale show

  • 03 Jun 2013
  • From the section Wales