POSTPONED: In The Making: Paolo Brandolisio POSTPONED: 5/27/21

Apr 30, 2021 145

Due to updated pandemic restrictions in Italy, this event has been postponed to Thursday, May 27 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm EDT. Free event

In Venice Italy, the "fórcola" (in English, oarlock) is as much a critical part of the Venetian Gondola as it is a cultural symbol. Today there are only five remaining artisans who know how to hand-carve these pieces, made from a single piece of wood and customized to the type of boat and dimensions of the person rowing it. The "remèr" uses the 3 or 4 tools original to this very specific craft.

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