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Published by Sugar & Cream, Thursday 30 May 2024

Images and video courtesy of Dior

An Exceptional Collaboration

Alongside the Venetian Heritage Foundation, Dior organized a unique charity evening on April 20, 2024, in the heart of the Arsenale Vecchio.

Presented by Galleria

Entitled Naumachia, the theme of the ball was those spectacular aquatic re-enactments of naval battles that originated in the Roman Empire and were in vogue at European royal courts in the 17th and 18th centuries. An unprecedented celebration of Dior’s eternal fascination with art, and the House’s ongoing desire to let culture and the many facets of creativity shine forth. Held on the occasion of the 60th Venice Biennale, this exceptional event was in honor of raising funds for the preservation and promotion of the Serenissima’s legacy, notably the restoration of the Arsenale’s Porta Magna, and that of the Ca’ d’Oro museum.

Through this extraordinary alliance, Venetian Heritage and Dior have strengthened the powerful historical dialogues forged between France and Italy, drawing a new bond between the two countries, in the name of inventiveness and solidarity.

Adot Gak – Marc Quinn | Beatrice Borromeo – Pierre Casiraghi | Brigitte Nidermair – Marcello Jori

Carrie Mae Weems | Virginia Valsecchi | Talita Von Furstenberg | Giordana Marengo

Karishma Swali – Shamal Swali – Monica Sha – Mehal Sha | Maria Alicata – Paola Ugolini | Valentina Marini Clarelli Nasi

James Thornhill – Fulvia Carnevale Claire Fontaine | Carlos Juan Menendez;Peter Marino | Jeffrey Gibson | Massimiliano Gioni – Cecilia Alemani

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