Venice - National Participation

Portugal 2017

Villa Hériot

13 May 201726 Nov 2017

“Medida Incerta” (Uncertain Measure) is a proposal for the deconstruction of the plane and orthogonality, a game between the objectivity of space and its illusion, challenging stability and balance. With each frame measuring approximately eight meters in height by three metres in width, each plane will present unique dimensions, angles and frames.
In José Pedro Croft’s work, sculptures and their context are inseparable elements. Croft’s interventions stem from an ongoing working dialogue between contemporary art and our built and natural heritage.

Six sculptures are installed in the gardens and an exhibition is presented inside the Villa Hériot to make up a project that inscribes monumental pieces on the landscape, reframing interpretations, opening unexpected perspectives and awakening the senses of the spectator. The steel structures support monumental, transparent, translucent glass and mirrored window panes, which will both frame reality, and reflect and transform it.

Opening hours:
May  to September  – Open from 12pm to 7pm
October to November  – open from 11am to 6pm
Closed on Mondays (except May 15th, August 14th, September 4th, October 30th and November 20

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Special Events

Destination: Venice
Where: Villa Hériot
Type: Opening
Admission: By Invitation Only

Official Opening

Contacts & Details

sun, mon, wed, thu, fri, sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm; tue - 7:00 pm

Giudecca Venice, Italy