Esotericism, magic and superstition are the backdrop for this engaging workshop about folk tales, stories of mystery and enigmatic events set in the streets of Venice. Alberto Toso Fei acts as narrator for a game in which three teams participate in a treasure hunt across the city’s most esoteric locations.
- The workshop starts in the exhibition rooms of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
- The event lasts approximately 3 hours and mostly takes place around Venice.
- Participation is free but limited to 30 participants. Registration is required.
Alberto Toso Fei is a journalist, writer and essayist. His books on the secret stories and legends of Venice, partly transcribed from oral history, have been adapted into theatrical performances, works of art, installations, treasure hunts and walking tours. Like a living time machine, Toso Fei’s storytelling has given light to recitals, lecture shows, TED Talks, online and social events, and various other initiatives. A central figure in contemporary Venetian culture, Toso Fei has become a leading authority on the city’s history. In many ways, he is Venice’s official narrator. www.albertotosofei.it
For young adults aged 16–25