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The Writing on the Wall

Episode 3 of 5

Polly Coles argues that the recent Biennale fashion of rigging-up neon strips of random text around Venice is nothing new in a city that has always been written upon.

Writer Polly Coles reads The Writing on the Wall, the third of her essays about some of the ways in which Venetians and others have adapted to live in 21st-century Venice - one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In tonight?s essay, Polly argues that the recent Biennale fashion of rigging up neon strips of random text around the city Venice is nothing new in city that has always been written upon - in every sense of the phrase.

Written and performed by Polly Coles
Producer: Melanie Harris Sparklab Productions.

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