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At Olafur Eliasson's green light installation in Venice, refugees and visitors come together in a workshop to assemble lamps designed by the artist and share stories.

Venice art fest a tonic for global woes

May 12, 2017 5:50 AM


WEARY of the modern-day "global disorder" of politics and conflicts? The 57th Biennale art festival promises to lift the spirits of those frazzled by everything from "Brexit" to global warming.

"Viva Arte Viva", which opens on Saturday in Venice, is "a passionate outcry for

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