2018 / Editorial
Eyes Wide Shut
The Carnival of Venice is one of the most renowned event in the world.
The first record dates back to 1904, to be precise to a document of Doge Vitale Falier.
The use of masks and costumes guaranteed anonymity, which allowed the leveling social divisions.
Since 24 years it held the "Ballo del Doge", one of the most famous events and exclusive of the city, which annually attracts visitors from around the world. Tickets for dinner and show cost between 800 and 2,500 Euros. The event is organized by Atelier Antonia Sautter, who also designed the costumes worn by guests.
Filippo Venturi is an Italian documentary photographer working on editorial, corporate, commercial assignments and personal projects.
His works have been published in different newspapers and magazines such as The Washington Post, Financial Times, Vanity Fair, Internazionale, La Stampa, Geo, Marie Claire, Die Zeit, Gente, D di Repubblica, Io Donna/Corriere della Sera.
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