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  1. Ryue Nishizawa and Kazuyo Sejima

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... to unexpected experiences and perceptions'. The 21st Century Art Museum won Sejima and Nishizawa the Golden Lion prize for the most remarkable work at last year's Architecture Biennale in Venice. What's their story? Sejima studied architecture at the Japan Women's University before working for the famous architect Toyo Ito. She started her own practice in 1987 ...

  2. Property developer puts her stamp on Beijing

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at last year's Venice Biennale. Ms Zhang was awarded a special prize, the Silver Lion, at the Venice Biennale for her role as 'a patron of architecture'. It was the first time ... success, but it branded them as design visionaries and marked the first time a Chinese architectural project was invited to Europe's La Biennale di Venezia, the world's foremost art ...

  3. The Merchant of Venice

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Irons and Fiennes, in particular, restrain from the over-acting that has often marred their work. And Radford gives us a lavish Venice, full of muted shades and flashes of sublime beauty. ... for Richard (1996) will appreciate the joy he must have found in this role. And it's a treat. The Merchant of Venice opens on April 21 ...

  4. Dance troupe finds the key to unlocking intimate dreams- in bed

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Cheung

    ... with DanceArt. The show's music is by local composer Kung Chi-shing, who performed at the recent opening of the Hong Kong pavilion at the Venice Biennale. During a series of duets and solos, ...

  5. Built to thrill

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... progressive. In the past few years, SOHO has built two huge housing and commercial projects and last year won a Silver Lion at the Venice Biennale for a series of eclectic villas, called Commune, along ...

  6. The Honeymoon

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... love in a park. Soon after, they marry. When they finally take their long-delayed honeymoon in Venice- with his mother and her ex-fiance in tow- violence pricks their happy bubble and lays bare ...

  7. Directors' day

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Helen Barlow

    ... Helen Barlow At the 61st Venice Film Festival's closing ceremony, Sophia Loren shines bright. Her radiant dyed hair and bronzed cleavage certainly draw the limelight from the compact ... and Lies (1996), which won the Palme d'Or in Cannes and featured a middle-aged actress, Brenda Blethyn, in the lead role. Imelda Staunton, who plays Vera Drake, won the Venice acting prize ...

  8. Ali: a story that simply had to be told

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... year, and was screened at the prestigious Venice Film Festival in October before making its way to Hong Kong, where it is screening as part of the Humanitarian Awards for Documentaries section. ...

  9. Minimalism sets the stage for maximum effect

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... Dino Mahoney Monteverdi's last opera, The Coronation of Poppea, first performed in Venice in 1642, crackles with a combustible mix of sex and politics. A recent semi-staging of the work, written when Monteverdi was in his 70s, by Concerto Vocale under Rene Jacobs gave great joy to the capacity audience in London's Barbican. The lively libretto, written by Giovanni ...

  10. Role reversal

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Julia Xuantong Zhu

    ... of his life when cast as Shylock in a Yiddish-language version of The Merchant of Venice. Things take a bad turn when his wife, Perla (Berenice Bejo), is diagnosed with terminal cancer- ...




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