Grit and Grazia: A Story of Venice, Voga, and a Few Unwavering Women

A documentary project of Living Venice e VIVA

A preview of what’s to come.

After months of effort on two continents among some exceptionally talented and willing professionals, we’ve collaborated to bring forth just a sample of the documentary to come. The full project will be one and a half hours, and will cover many more aspects of this engaging culture, but with this preview we hope to give […]

It’s official.

We’ve just been notified by Fractured Atlas that we’ve been approved for fiscal sponsorship. This means, effectively, that we’ll be able to accept tax-deductible cash and in-kind donations to fund our project. We could not be happier to have completed the next rung in our this magnificent project. Viva Venezia, viva la voga!

Mary Grace joins the Vogadoc team.

We’re delighted to announce the addition of a stateside producer to our team. Read Mary Grace Higgs’ profile on the Principals page. We think it is appropriate that a producer’s name on this particular project translates to Maria Grazie.


Arzanà  is the term Dante used in the Inferno when referring to an arsenale (a word that’s Venetian by origin). This Arzanà , however, is the name chosen by unique cultural association whose passionate members scavenge Venice for boats and boat-related objects that are either in danger of either going to ruin or simply slipping into oblivion. These […]

The London Telegraph takes note

London Telegraph reports on the women’s rowing of the Serenissima in the Regata Storica.


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