Situational Tour: Venice Biennale

Empire Runs its Course

I discovered the death of Art in search of the Biennale: Santa Claus begged for mercy while the art intelligentsia worked the phones: renegade insurgents from the Mars Pavilion attacked Ed Ruscha’s exhibition: “Course of Empire.” Heartened, I then invoked techniques of virtualization to suspend all powers of disbelief and erased the Pavilion and its contents.