By Lawrence Venuti, Aldo Rossi
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Venice was receding into a quite mysterious sea, and the gold sphere ofthe Dogana could be only the beginning and end ofevery voyage. Like the ships in the harbor, the theater also arrived from the sea and stood tn the lagoon: Jose Charters wrote to me that the thing which most struek him was precisely this impression, that the theater had come from the sea, and that it constituted a boundary between sea and land. " It also seemed to me that the theater was in a place where arehitecture ended and the world of the imagination or even the irrational began.
61 In my earIy youth this same interest compelled me to try to understand questions of biology and cheniistry, because I had always thought that the human mind and body were closely linked to the imagination. Today I am still much more mterested in any kind ofmedical book than in psychologieal texts, especiaIly the literary psychology which has been fashionable in reeent years. In addition, the idea ofexplaining illnesses according to psychological faetors has always seemed to me a dubious approach; illness is due to a series of defenses and resistances in a material, and depends on both the original nature of that material and its history, or the mechanism of its history.
It is also strange that even though many events have been resolved for me in Venice, I still feel a relative stranger to the city-more so certainly than I do to Trieste or New York or many other cities. Yet now I speak of Venice because it is the setting of my latest project: the floating theater designed for the 1979^0 Biennale. I love this work very much, and I might also say that it expresses a moment ofhappiness; perhaps it happens that all works, insofar as they express a moment ofcreatkm, belong to that strange sphere which we call happiness.
A Scientific Autobiography by Lawrence Venuti, Aldo Rossi