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Previous Scotland + Venice newsletters

October 2023

Just one month left to visit A Fragile Correspondence in Venice!

September 2023

A taste of Scotland in Venice with highland dancing, and news from across the Scotland + Venice partnership.

August 2023

Delve into A Fragile Correspondence and find out more about what’s happening in Venice.

July 2023

A Fragile Correspondence in the media, and see the creative responses from our drawing workshop at _docks_ cantieri cucchini in Venice.

June 2023

Discover the winning proposals of our Open Call, and see photos from the Architecture Fringe 2023 Summer Programme.

May 2023

A Fragile Correspondence opens in Venice! Get a sneak peek of the exhibition, meet the first participants of our Professional Development Programme, and discover more about fellow Scottish practitioners, Dualchas,

April 2023

We celebrate World Design Day by sharing a new trailer for A Fragile Correspondence, which includes some of the project participants reflecting on the exhibition’s themes. We also share more about the participants and collaborators involved in A Fragile Correspondence.

March 2023

We share news of A Fragile Correspondence being one of the Collateral Events of the 18th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, we give details of an open call for a promotional response to the themes of the project, and tell you about some upcoming events.

February 2023

Find out more about the project submitted as a proposed collateral event at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia, which responds to Biennale curator Lesley Lokko’s theme of The Laboratory of the Future, and meet the team behind the project.

November 2022

Read about the success of Alberta Whittle’s exhibition, deep dive (pause) uncoiling memory, as well as where the journey takes Alberta next. Plus, meet one of our partners by reading Three Questions with The Visual Identities in Art and Design Research Centre (VIAD), and read the reflections of Alice Rose Archer on supporting the conservation of Alberta Whittle’s exhibition at the Arsenale Docks, S. Pietro di Castello.

October 2022

We introduce the creative team invited to prepare a project for the International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia in 2023, approach the last month of Alberta Whittle’s critically acclaimed exhibition, deep dive (pause) uncoiling memory in Venice, and meet our new PDP team members invigilating the exhibition in Venice.

August 2022

Summer is in full swing in Venice. With three months left of this year’s presentation by Alberta Whittle, and plans forming for next year’s International Architecture Exhibition, we’re feeling truly immersed in The Floating City.

But what if you aren’t able to get out to Venice?
Well, then Venice comes to you!

In partnership with LUX Scotland, we’re thrilled to announce the Scottish screening tour dates and locations for Alberta Whittle’s profoundly moving film Lagareh – The Last Born, a new work commissioned by Scotland + Venice and Forma.

July 2022

We invite you to reflect on Scotland + Venice’s opening week, while looking ahead at what’s to come, with a new blog from Amanda Catto, Chair of the Scotland + Venice partnership, details of The Docks Cafe, plus exciting news from our 2021 Architecture presentation, and a call out for 2023’s iteration.

June 2022

We share details of the Open Call for proposals for a major exhibition which will be put forward to represent Scotland as a collateral event at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice – La Biennale – from 20 May to 26 November 2023.

April 2022

With just over a week until deep dive (pause) uncoiling memory opens in Venice we are thrilled to continue the journey with our latest newsletter detailing what’s new and upcoming.

April 2022

Following the exciting announcement of Alberta Whittle’s deep dive (pause) uncoiling memory Collateral Event for the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the road to Venice has officially begun as April gets under way.

December 2021

Season’s Greetings from Scotland + Venice – goodbye 2021 as we bid a fond farewell to What if…?/Scotland, and hello 2022, as we share news of our new commission of work by artist Alberta Whittle, which opens on 23 April.

October 2021

Details of online events and new country contributors, as well as a last call for Scotland + Venice 2022’s Press, PR and Digital services, and good news for Alberta Whittle.

June 2021

Featuring updates on Glasgow International’s final weekend, What if…?/Scotland and Art Night 2021.

May 2021

This edition features the launch of What if…?/Scotland, our new website, Alberta Whittle 2022 and Rachel Maclean at Jupiter Artland.