Bear in the Canal

PhotographerAdam Marelli
Entry Description

Started in 1884, by his great-grandfather, Roberto Tramontin continues to build gondolas in the traditional Venetian way offering apprentices to work in a tradition on the brink of extinction.

About Photographer

Artist & photographer, Adam Marelli is based in New York City. His projects explore the ancient crafts of building, maestros in their workshops, and designs handed down through generations. Whether he is photographing a master carpenter, dodging fish at a local market, or at the drafting table, he is in constant search of the threads which bind our cultures together. He is the resident photographer for the Leica Akademie NYC.